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The Clockmaker's Daughter

This is the first of three new British musicals in less than a week. They are a rare species, but when they come they’re like buses. 370 more words


'That Thing You Do With Your Mouth': 'Reality Hunger' Brand David Shields as Ventriloquist Porn Director

David Shields is a literary brand in need of devaluation. His last name is not a surname; it’s the predicate in a sentence where the indirect object is “quality,” and the direct object is anyone who publishes with him. 871 more words


Shakespeare and Company Reading, Paris - July 30, 2015

The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop is proud to announce that we will be hosting Guggenheim Fellowship and two time NEA fellowship recipient David Shields for a reading at… 262 more words


The Write Time and Place ~ 2015 Chuckanut Writers Conference

Dear Writers,
You know when you hear something that particularly helps your writing, mainly because it comes at a time that you need to hear it? 2,007 more words
About Town

Summer in Paris Writing Retreat Courses Announced!

Brevity (with David Shields)
Lecture. Exegesis. In-class writing/critique.
A sustained argument for the excitement and urgency of literary brevity in a hyper-digital, post-religious age; a rally for compression, concision, and velocity; and a meditation on the brevity of human existence.  1,394 more words

Apply to CWW Summer in Paris Writing Retreat by Deadline May 5, 2015!

The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Summer in Paris Writing Retreat will take place July 22-30, 2015 in France. The retreat offers participating writers of all genres and levels to work alongside award-winning authors and editors. 1,074 more words

David Shields on literary collage

Is literary collage the future of creative writing and reading in our YouTube-attention-span world? Yes, according to David Shields in Reality Hunger.

In a class at Richard Hugo House last weekend, Shields explained how the most successful collage works (essay, memoir, short story, novel) are… 173 more words