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Orange Co (In-Person): Building Tension and Surprise in Short Stories

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

May 06, 2023
9:00am – 9:30am Networking
9:30am – 11:00am Guest Speaker
Lisa Cupolo
“Building Tension and Surprise in Short Stories”
Lisa Cupolo has been a paparazzi photographer in London, an aid worker in Kenya, a script doctor in Los Angeles, and a literary publicist at HarperCollins in Toronto. She has stories to tell.

Her short stories have been appeared in notable publications and a recently published book of tender stories.

Have Mercy On Us, her debut book, won the W.S. Porter Prize for short story collections. Her work has been published in The Virginia Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, Narrative, The Idaho Review, and others. She holds a BA in Philosophy from The University of Western Ontario, a graduate degree in Portrait Photography from The London Institute, and an MFA from the University of Memphis. She has lived all over the world, but currently resides in Southern California, where she has taught fiction writing at Chapman University. –

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May 6
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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