1-Day Masterclass: Blending Genres to Benefit Your Story with Alex Segura
Thursday, June 29 @ 6:30 pm
1 Day Masterclass: Thursday, June 29, 2023
Virtual / Register to receive Zoom link
Alex Segura, acclaimed and bestselling author of the comic book noir novel, Secret Identity, walks students through the best way to integrate the most powerful elements of different genres to create something wholly new and innovative. Alex will share his experiences mixing graphic novel storytelling in the prose/mystery medium and his noir-tinged superhero tales, like The Awakened and The Black Ghost.
Scholarships Available for MDC Students
Miami Book Fair is offering two (2) full-tuition scholarships for MDC students interested in attending the above-listed creative writing workshop. Applicants must be currently-enrolled, (full time or part time) degree-seeking Miami Dade College students with a demonstrated financial need. Deadline to apply is Monday, June 19 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
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Alex Segura is the bestselling and award-winning author of Secret Identity, which The New York Times called “wittily original” and named an Editor’s Choice. NPR described the novel as “masterful,” and it received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, and Booklist. It was also listed as one of the Best Mysteries of the Year by NPR, Kirkus, Booklist, LitReactor, Gizmodo, BOLO Books, and the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
His upcoming work includes the YA superhero adventure Araña/Spider-Man 2099: Dark Tomorrow, the spiritual sequel to Secret Identity, Alter Ego, and the sci-fi/espionage thriller, Dark Space (with Rob Hart). Alex is also the author of Star Wars Poe Dameron: Free Fall, the Anthony Award-nominated Pete Fernandez Miami Mystery series, and a number of comic books – including The Mysterious Micro-Face (in partnership with NPR), The Black Ghost, The Archies, The Dusk, The Awakened, Mara Llave – Keeper of Time, Blood Oath, stories featuring Marvel heroes Sunspot, White Tiger, Spider-Man and DC’s Superman and The Question, to name a few. His short story, “90 Miles” was included in The Best American Mystery and Suspense Stories for 2021 and won the Anthony Award for Best Short Story. Another short story, “Red Zone,” won the 2020 Anthony Award for Best Short Story.
A Miami native, he lives in New York with his wife and children.
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