Writing impactful short fiction requires a sharp skill set. Join Ockham NZ Book Awards longlisted author of Ruin and Other Stories Emma Hislop (Kāi Tahu) for a session that will illuminate the tips and tricks behind crafting a captivating work of short fiction. Through some fast-writing exercises to explore setting, description and tone and looking at examples of brilliant contemporary short fiction, you will leave armed with techniques to help encourage and elevate your short story writing.

Supported by University of Auckland, Faculty of Arts.

Also at Auckland Writers Festival 2024

$2 per hour to a max of $12 on weekends and a $12 flat rate for weekday evenings at The Civic car park. Find out more

Last updated: 12 March 2024