ESWA presents “The Art and Craft of the Short Story”

February 15, 2015

Feb. 15, 2015

First in spring workshop series set for March 28 in Easton

Easton- The Eastern Shore Writer’s Association presents a half-day workshop on writing short stories from 9:30 a.m. until noon, Saturday, March 28 at Trinity Cathedral in Easton.

The workshop is the first of ESWA’s spring series and focuses on “The Art and Craft of the Short Story,” with noted literature teachers John Miller and John Ford. The class is a must for anyone interested in writing short stories.

Workshop participants are encouraged to read Alice Munro’s “Train” and James Joyce’s “The Dead” and a copy of the texts to the meeting. Both texts are available on the Internet.

Miller is a former adjunct professor of English at Carnegie Mellon University and lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh. He received his Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Pittsburgh.

Ford majored in literature in college and is facilities manager at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels. He has helped facilitate more than 25 courses on literature for the museum’s Academy for Lifelong Learning. He also is president of the Easton Town Council.

The workshop is open to the public. Cost is $30.00 for ESWA members/ $40.00 non-member. For registration email:

The Eastern Shore Writers’ Association (ESWA), including the ESWA Education Fund, holds monthly writing programs, sponsors the Bay to Ocean Writers Conference, publishes The Delmarva Review and sponsors the Delmarva Book Prize, along with other educational programs. As nonprofit organizations, they support writers and the literary arts across the Delmarva Peninsula. For more information, see the ESWA website, or email Gerald F. Sweeney at

Leave a Reply


Your Ad Here

Our Social Networks

Site Support

Did you know you can shop Amazon and support this site without spending an extra cent? Simply click on any of our Amazon links and we get an advertising credit on the sale.


This site is presented without subscription. However it does have a cost to run it. A donation would help with expenses and keep it up and running. Many Thanks.

Support This Site