Novel Nights Masterclass on place with Tyler Keevil

  • May 11
  • 14:00 - 17:00
  • 41.00
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In this practical seminar and workshop, award-winning short story writer and novelist Tyler Keevil will examine the role of place in modern fiction, and demonstrate how vital it is to the lifeblood of your story.

Through contemporary examples and hands-on exercises, you will develop your skills in depicting landscapes and locations, helping you to create authentic settings that are much more than the backdrop to your scenes: they are an integral component of the drama.

Tyler Keevil is the director of the MA in Creative Writing at Cardiff University, and his most recent novel is No Good Brother (The Borough Press / HarperCollins, 2018). He grew up in Vancouver and in his mid-twenties moved to Wales. He has published several books and his short fiction has appeared in a wide range of magazines and anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic, including The Missouri Review, New Welsh Review, and PRISM: International. He has received a number of awards for his writing, most notably The Missouri Review’s Jeffrey E. Smith Editor’s Prize, the Writers’ Trust of Canada / McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize, and the Wales Book of the Year People’s Prize. His website is

This event is part-sponsored by Cardiff University. Your ticket includes a paperback copy of Tyler Keevil’s No Good Brother.

Novel Nights Masterclasses are special because

you will be taught by experienced academics of the highest quality
our tutors are experienced writers with a publication record who love teaching
the class sizes are small
the course content is designed to move your writing forward
The venue, The Hours-Space is fully wheelchair accessible.