Have a story to share? Looking to hone your prose? This four-week workshop is designed to help you get started on a short piece of fiction. Together we’ll take a crash course in the basic craft elements, read a sampling of the best contemporary literature, generate new material with writing prompts, and learn the basics of the workshop model. Fiction of any form, length, or genre is welcome. No experience necessary. Matt Weinkam is a writer, editor and college instructor with published work in Denver Quarterly, Sonora Review, New South, Midwestern Gothic, Split Lip, Covered w/ Fur, DIAGRAM, Quarter After Eight, Electric Literature and Mutilations on a Theme: Best Innovative College Writing among others. Matt is currently the prose editor of Gordon Square Review, a founding editor of Threadcount Magazine, and a former Managing Editor of Passages North literary journal. He holds an MA in creative writing from Miami University, an MFA in fiction from Northern Michigan University, and he has taught creative writing as far away as Sun Yat-sen University in Zhuhai, China. He currently lives in Cleveland with his wife, cat, dog, and book collection.