Contemporary Fairy Tales: Lecture + Critique

May 8th, 2017 - May 20th, 2017

with Anca Szilagyi

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This is a companion group for Anca Szilagyi's lecture "Contemporary Fairy Tales." Submit your fairy tale, up to 1000 words and get feedback on structure, characterization, and sensory detail. You'll share your work in a private group workspace and you may optionally exchange critique with other participants.

Registering for this group registers you for the lecture as well. To learn more about the lecture and/or register for the lecture only, visit


Who this workshop is for: Writers interested in trying their hand at a fairy tale and who would like feedback.

Focus: Fairytales/ Myths/ Folktales

Group size: 12 writers

Submissions: Submit your fairy tale, up to 1000 words.


Members: $30; Non-members: $50

About Anca Szilagyi

Anca L. Szilagyi's fiction appears in Gastronomica, Fairy Tale Review, Washington City Paper, and elsewhere. Her nonfiction appears in Electric Literature, Kirkus, and Jewish in Seattle. She is the recipient of the inaugural Artist Trust / GarLaSalle Storyteller Award and has also received fellowships and awards from Made at Hugo House, Jack Straw Cultural Center, and 4Culture. The Stranger hailed Anca as one of the "fresh new faces in Seattle fiction.” Her website is


Saturday, April 29th, 12-1:15pm ET: Web lecture "Contemporary Fairy Tales"
April 29th-Monday, May 8th: Submit your fairy tale. Anca will return feedback within 10 days of submission.
May 20th: Group workspace closes