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Fiction and Architecture with Min Jin Lee
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 @ 9:30 am
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States
Wednesday – Friday, May 9 – 11 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
How do you furnish a room, build a house, populate a village, design a city, or make a nation? Let’s start with clumsy sketches and bold, intimidating plans. In this workshop, we will draft blueprints of our fictional worlds, giving ourselves plenty of room to err. As we revise our plans and dream up our foundations, we will write characters and scenes. This workshop welcomes those who have wanted to write stories and novels but didn’t know how to begin or felt overwhelmed by the bigness of their projects. It is also ideal for those who may feel stuck and are ready to start again.
Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko is a national bestseller, a New York Times Editor’s Choice and an American Booksellers Association’s Indie Next Great Reads. It is an Amazon Top Ten Books of the month and a selection of the Book of the Month Club. Pachinko is a top read or a most anticipated book for BBC.com, Newsweek.com, Stylist UK, Publishers Weekly, Esquire.com, LitHub, The Millions, Chicago Review of Books, BuzzFeed, Book Riot, BookPage, Elle.com, Daily Mail UK, and Nylon. It has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show, Publishers Weekly Radio, and NPR’s Book Reviews. Lee’s debut novel Free Food for Millionaires was a No. 1 Book Sense Pick, a New York Times Editor’s Choice, a Wall Street Journal Juggle Book Club selection, and a national bestseller. It was a Top 10 Novels of the Year for The Times of London, NPR’s Fresh Air and USA Today.
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