Frank O’Connor Fellow to teach on MA in Creative Writing

29 Sep 2016
Canadian author Zsuzsi Gartner

Canadian author Zsuzsi Gartner, the inaugural Frank O’Connor International Short Story Fellow for the City of Cork, will be teaching on the MA in Creative Writing this semester.  The fellowship is sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre.

Zsuzsi is leading a module on the short story for MA writing students and will be giving a reading on campus during her stay in Cork.

Gartner is the author of the acclaimed story collection All the Anxious Girls on Earth, and editor of the bestselling anthology Darwin’s Bastards: Astounding Tales from Tomorrow. Her most recent book, Better Living through Plastic Explosives, was a finalist for the prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize. She is the winner of several National Magazine Awards including a silver in 2015 for fiction.

She has taught on the MFA at the University of British Columbia, and has also mentored numerous writers through the Banff Centre for the Arts various writing programmes

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