It’s All in the Details with Shuly Xóchitl Cawood

Five Ways of Looking at Short Fiction: Session Three



March 18, 7:00 p.m. 

It’s All in the Details / Shuly Xóchitl Cawood

In this seminar, Shuly Xóchitl Cawood will share how she used sensory details in her stories to create a sense of place; build an emotional landscape; and show the passage of time. Shuly's debut story collection, A Small Thing to Want, was published by Press 53 in May 2020. Shuly Xóchitl Cawood is the author of A Small Thing to Want, her debut collection of short fiction, published by Press 53 in May 2020. She is the author of two other books: The Going and Goodbye: A Memoir (Platypus Press, 2017) and 52 Things I Wish I Could Have Told Myself When I Was 17 (Cimarron Books, 2018). She earned her MFA from Queens University of Charlotte, and her writing has been published in Brevity, The Rumpus, Cider Press Review, and others.


Five Ways of Looking at Short Fiction presents experts of the short story form published by NC small press, Press 53. In this series you'll learn about place, detail, and character as well as advice on revision and submission.

Individual workshops are $25. The series of 5 is $100.

Workshops are limited to twelve participants and are interactive, so you'll have a chance to ask questions.

All take place online. Once you register, you'll be sent a code for signing in and a copy of a book by your workshop leader.

A Small Thing to Want By Shuly Xóchitl Cawood Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950413171
Availability: Available - We'll have it for you ASAP!
Published: Press 53 - May 3rd, 2020

Event date: 
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
304 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401