Writing Workshop – Dana De Greff – Welcome to the City of Fort Worth


Most people, if not all, are afraid of failure, of family, of the events of their past. And for writers, the truth is, what we fear most is often exactly what we need to put on paper. Through prompts, readings, and discussions, author Dana De Greff will guide you to name, release, and use your fears to generate ideas for new work.

About Dana De Greff

Dana De Greff holds an MFA in Fiction from the University of Miami and has taught creative writing classes at the University of Texas at Austin, University of Miami, Loft Literary Center and Books & Books.

She is the author of Alterations (winner of the Rane Arroyo Chapbook 2018 series published by Seven Kitchens Press), recipient of the 2018 Lillian E. Smith Writer-in-Service Award and the 2017-2018 Literary Artist-in-Residence at Domaine Deering . She has received or received scholarships from Tent: Creative Writing, Tin House Summer Writers’ Workshop, The Key West Literary Seminar, The Lemon Tree House Residency in Tuscany and Hedgebrook.

Her work appears in Cosmonauts Avenue, Jabberwock Review, PANK, Origins Journal, Philadelphia Stories, and Gulf Stream Magazine, among others. Most recently, she received a 2021 Pushcart Award nomination for her story “Storms,” ​​published in the Winter 2020 issue of Jabberwock Review and was shortlisted for the Marianne Russo Award at the Key West Literary Seminar 2021 for her novel in progress, EVERYDAY MYSTIC. She is represented by Writers House.


  • Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 18:30 – 19:30


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