Do you love words? Are you a writer at heart? Join award-winning author Fran Wilde for Writing the Future! Using her 2020 New York Times (front page!) Op-ed for the Future, as well as numerous examples from the past, present, and future, you'll imagine future possibilities from multiple perspectives and write stories about them. This writing workshop is designed for those in grades 9 through adult.
This program takes place via FCPL's GoToMeeting platform. Registration is required, and an email with login information will be sent prior to the program.
Two-time Nebula winner Fran Wilde writes science fiction and fantasy for adults and kids, with seven books, so far, that embrace worlds unique (Updraft, The Gemworld) and portal (Riverland, The Ship of Stolen Words), plus numerous short stories appearing in Asimov’s, Tor.com, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Shimmer, Nature, Uncanny, and multiple Year’s Best anthologies. Her work has won the Eugie Foster and Compton Crook awards, been named an NPR Favorite, and has been a finalist for six Nebulas, three Hugos, a World Fantasy Award, three Locii, and the Lodestar. Fran directs the Genre Fiction MFA concentration at Western Colorado University and writes nonfiction for NPR, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. You can find her at franwilde.net.
This program is made possible by a generous grant from Forsyth County Arts Alliance.