Find inspiration, connect with peers, and get tips from experts at our monthly workshops for young writers. Open to all aspiring writers ages 11-18.
Our guest speaker this month is Oregon author Gina Ochsner!
Gina Ochsner is the author of the short story collection The Necessary Grace to Fall which received the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and the story collection People I Wanted to Be. Both books received the Oregon Book Award. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, Glimmertrain and the Kenyon Review.
Ochsner’s novel entitled The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight received the Grub Street Book Prize in 2011 and was long listed for the Orange Prize in 2010.
Ochsner teaches at Corban University where she also directs the Between 2 Worlds High School Writing Conference. Her latest novel The Hidden Letters of Velta B. was released in 2016.