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Monsters and Story: Werewolves, Leviathans, Dragons….

April 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Warren Rochelle
Cost: $60 Members | $65 Non-members
Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Creatures out of our nightmares, denizens of the shadows, yes, and inhabitants of fantasy and science fiction, and the human variety, are often found in literary fiction. Symbols? Metaphor? Evil made flesh. In this seminar we will discuss and examine monsters and their appearances in various stories and then select one of our own and begin a tale with this creature in a starring role. Nominations, anyone? If you are registering for this class, please let us know a creature you might wish to explore.

Warren Rochelle is a Professor of English at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. His short fiction and poetry are published in such journals as Aboriginal Science Fiction, Forbidden Lines, Crucible, The Charlotte Poetry Review, the Asheville Poetry Review, the North Carolina Literary Review, Romance and Beyond, and Icarus. A critical book, Communities of the Heart: the Rhetoric of Myth in the Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin, was published by Liverpool University Press in early 2001. Golden Gryphon Press published his first novel, The Wild Boy, in the fall of 2001, and his second novel, Harvest of Changelings, in 2007. His third novel, The Called, also published by Golden Gryphon, was published in July 2010. The Werewolf and His Boy, his fourth novel, releases on September 27, 2016 from Samhain Publishing.

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April 8, 2017
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