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Mapping the Plot (1day Fiction Intesive Course) with Kirsten Bakis
January 25 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm$124
This one-day class is back by popular demand. Kirsten Bakis will help you map the plot of your novel in progress. If you only have one day to devote to mapping the plot of your novel, spend it with award-winning novelist, Kirsten Bakis, as she guides you through the process of outlining your next fictional work. Open to writers of all levels.
Registration for this 4-hour intensive course is $124. Please register at
Instructor Kirsten Bakis‘s novel Lives of the Monster Dogs was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, won a Bram Stoker Award, was shortlisted for Britain’s prestigious Baily’s Prize, and has a band named after it. A special 20th anniversary edition came out in 2017, with an introduction by Jeff VanderMeer. Bakis is the recipient of a Whiting Award, a Michener/Copernicus Society of America grant, and a Teaching/Writing Fellowship from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She’s currently at work on a novel, is an editor-at-large for the literary journal Origins, and has been a member of the resident faculty at the Yale Summer Conference since it began. There’s a great essay in The Atlantic on The Lives of the Monster Dogs on the occasion of its 20th Anniversary.
**NYC writers: the HVWC is a short, scenic train ride on Metro North’s Hudson line. We are located immediately at the Philipse Manor RR station. No car needed! Join us!