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Zsuzsi Gartner


The DNA of Fiction
master class

7 - 10 September, 9.30 - 12.30

Reading with Stephanie Victoire
9th September at 10pm
Firkin Crane Theatre, Shandon

Admission: €5


Zsuzsi Gartner


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Vancouver writer Zsuzsi Gartner is the author of the acclaimed and bestselling story collection All the Anxious Girls on Earth and editor of Darwin’s Bastards: Astounding Tales from Tomorrow, and was creative director for five years of Vancouver Review’s “Blueprint BC Fiction Series.” Her most recent book, Better Living through Plastic Explosives was a finalist for the prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize. Zsuzsi has won numerous awards for magazine journalism and National Magazine Awards for fiction and her stories have been widely anthologized and broadcast on CBC in Canada and NPR in the U.S. She is the founder and director of Writers' Adventure Camp at the Point in Whistler, BC, and the inaugural Frank O’Connor International Short Story Fellow in Cork.



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'Eleven Orphans' by Zsuzsi Gartner: fiction fragments in Harper's