Monday, August 15, 2011

Fiction Writing Mentorships Available with Kyle Minor

Write with an expert at your side! This is a great opportunity for a writer who is weary of workshops and classes but who may not yet want the full commitment of a low-res MFA program:

Ten-Week Fiction Writing Mentorship

Kyle Minor, author of In the Devil's Territory, will be offering a limited number of Fiction Writing mentorships this fall. $1000 for ten weeks, including a weekly half-hour phone call and five written manuscript consultations.

Minor's work appears widely in literary magazines including The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, and Gulf Coast, and in anthologies published by Random House, HarperPerennial, and Harcourt Houghton Mifflin. He has six years experience in private manuscript consultation and in teaching at Ohio State, Capital, and Antioch Universities, and the University of Toledo. His students have placed work in major literary journals including Ploughshares and the Missouri Review, and have gained admission to MFA programs including Virginia Tech, Ohio State, and the New School.

Applicants should email a ten-page writing sample and a brief letter of interest to


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