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Saturday, April 7 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
7G: The Art of Perspective
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The success of any work of fiction or narrative non-fiction depends almost entirely on its narrative strategy. Not only which character(s) tell(s) the story, from what vantage point, in the past or present, but why those choices are optimal and how they contribute to the overall effect the author is aiming for. In this session, we will begin by defining narrative strategy, then discuss its relationship to an author's choice of perspective and his/her manipulation of narrative distance. 

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Christopher Castellani

Author & Artistic Director, GrubStreet, LEADING MEN
Christopher Castellani is the Artistic Director of GrubStreet and Founder of the Muse and the Marketplace conference. He is the author of three critically-acclaimed novels, A Kiss from Maddalena (Algonquin Books, 2003)—winner of the Massachusetts Book Award in 2004— The Saint... Read More →

Saturday April 7, 2018 2:45pm - 4:00pm EDT
Beacon Hill Room - 4th Floor
  Block 7, Discussion Class