Finding Magic in the Ordinary: An Introduction to Magic Realism (CLASS FULL - WAIT LIST ONLY)

(Workshop)

Sep 26,2015, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ 826 Valencia
Finding Magic in the Ordinary: An Introduction to Magic Realism Taught by Megan Turner Open to 12 students, ages 11-13 A three-week workshop September 26-October 10 Saturdays, 12:00-2:00 PM Fantastical creatures showing up for breakfast? Magic spells interfering with dinner? In this course, you will explore the intersection of fantasy and reality in a genre known as magic realism. You will read excerpts by authors such as Neil Gaiman, Laura Esquivel, and Rebecca Stead, learning how to mimic this genre. After several freewrites and some creative brainstorming, you will experiment with your fiction and write a short story of your own. Join us for this course and learn to insert magic into the everyday. We promise an exciting introduction to this form!

Event Dates

Sep 26,2015, 12:00 PM
Oct 3,2015, 12:00 PM
Oct 10,2015, 12:00 PM

Taught By: Megan Turner