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Join Our 2023 “Innovative Fiction” Seminar!

One of Subversity‘s two inaugural ten-month seminars, “Innovative Fiction” meets monthly to deeply study a recent book by one of ten of the world’s finest fiction writers. (See complete schedule below.)

Facilitated by Big Other‘s editor, John Madera, each session of the seminar comprises two parts: a ninety minute-long discussion of a recently published book followed by an hour-long Q&A session with the author of the discussed book.

Each session also includes access to an online folder that includes a writing prompt inspired by the discussed book, as well as supplementary readings, videos, links, etc. All sessions will be recorded and will be available as an archive for patrons.

The sessions are exclusively available to Patreon supporters.

Here is the schedule:

Innovative Fiction Seminar and Author Q&A:

(Each session meets 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m., EST.)


February 9, 2023: Dawn Raffel’s Boundless as the Sky

March 9, 2023: Angela Woodward’s Ink

April 6, 2023: Karen An-hwei Lee’s Love Chronicles of the Octopodes

May 4, 2023: Garielle Lutz’s Worsted

June 8, 2023: Michael Martone’s Plain Air: Sketches from Winesburg, Indiana

July 6, 2023: Andrew Joron’s O0

August 3, 2023: Luis Othoniel Rosa’s Down with Gargamel!

September 6, 2023: Lance Olsen’s Always Crashing in the Same Car

October 5, 2023: Fowzia Karimi‘s Above Us the Milky Way

November 3, 2023: Eugene Lim’s Search History


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