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January 2018

The Muse and the Marketplace 2018

January 24 @ 3:45 pm - April 6 @ 5:00 pm
Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA United States

I'll be doing a session entitled"How to Write Long--But Not Long-winded--Sentences." Here's an overview: In our attention-span-challenged times, it takes a certain nerve to write long sentences, yet the 2017 Man-Booker Longlist includes Mohsin Hamid's Exit West, which revels in them, and Mike McCormack's Solar Bones, which consists of a single book-length sentence. How do we explain this? Sentence length can seem almost accidental, a byproduct of style or point of view. In this session, though, we'll bring them to…

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