Writing Home with Christine Kandic Torres

Writing Home: A Generative Workshop on Setting

 

Christine Kandic Torres (Woodside/Elmhurst native and author of The Girls in Queens, HarperVia 2022), will lead a writing workshop on Thursday, July 25:

 

Our hometown neighborhoods are deeply embedded within our psyche, and can be fertile ground to pull from in our work. Setting is an important element of fiction, and in some cases, the place in which a story is set can even become a character. In this workshop, we will read examples of prose that evoke a strong sense of setting and discuss how POV can affect meaning. Then, we will use the intimate knowledge of our own homes and/or hometowns to guide us in a series of exercises to write fiction from real life settings. Participants will leave with new scenes for your work-in-progress, or the start of a new piece of writing.

 

Open to writers of all genres and levels of experience.

 

Fee: purchase 1 book by any Queens author

This could be some of the authors below or any that you know of that isn’t on the list below ! 

 

 

Thursday, July 25, 2024 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
3406 73rd street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Books: 
The Girls in Queens: A Novel By Christine Kandic Torres Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063216785
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperVia - May 2nd, 2023

My Parents' Marriage: A Novel By Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062976734
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Amistad - July 9th, 2024

Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion: A Novel By Bushra Rehman Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250834805
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Flatiron Books - December 5th, 2023

Brown Girls: A Novel By Daphne Palasi Andreades Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593243442
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 15th, 2022

The Undocumented Americans By Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780399592706
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: One World - April 6th, 2021

Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) By Min Jin Lee Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781455563920
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 14th, 2017

The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina: A Novel By Zoraida Córdova Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982102555
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria Books - July 5th, 2022

Star Wars: The High Republic: Tales of Light and Life (Star Wars: The High Republic (Young Adult) #6) By Zoraida Córdova, Tessa Gratton, Claudia Gray, Justina Ireland, Lydia Kang Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368093798
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Published: Disney Lucasfilm Press - September 5th, 2023

Reclaim the Stars: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space By Zoraida Córdova Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250790637
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Published: Wednesday Books - February 15th, 2022

Daughters of Shandong By Eve J. Chung Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593640531
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Published: Berkley - May 7th, 2024

888 Love and the Divine Burden of Numbers: A Novel By Abraham Chang Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250910783
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 30th, 2024

Free Food for Millionaires By Min Jin Lee Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781538722022
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 4th, 2022

Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim By Patricia Park Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780593563403
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Published: Ember - March 26th, 2024

What's Eating Jackie Oh? By Patricia Park Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593563410
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - April 30th, 2024