International Writers' Collective

International Writers' Collective
Master Class recordings from our writing community

Megin Jiménez Master Class Recording
Feb 29 • 38 min
In this master class, award-winning poet Megin Jiménez and Sarah Carriger discuss stocking the well of inspiration, finding the right place to submit your work, keeping writing fun and much more.
Rebecca O’Connor Master Class Recording
Oct 12, 2019 • 1 min
In this master class with Rebecca O’Connor, novelist, poet and editor of the literary magazine ‘The Moth’, we talked about her novel ‘He Is Mine and I Have No Other’ and the importance of setting, the challenges of capturing a teenage voice, the charms of…
Caoilinn Hughes Master Class Recording
Jul 27, 2019 • 1 min
In this master class with award-winning Irish writer Caoilinn Hughes, we talked about her novel ‘Orchid & the Wasp’ and figuring out form, crafting a complex female protagonist, how to write when you don’t feel like it or have limited time, how publishing…
Kristen Roupenian Master Class Recording
Mar 31, 2019 • 1 min
In this master class with Kristen Roupenian, we discussed her viral short story ‘Cat Person’ and a few others from her debut collection ‘You Know You Want This’. Some of the specific topics covered included using horror and fantastical elements in your…
Jennifer Clement Master Class Recording
Jan 16, 2019 • 1 min
In this master class with award-winning author Jennifer Clement, we discussed the challenges of writing about social issues, the role …
Joost Baars Master Class Recording
Aug 25, 2018 • 1 min
In this master class, award-winning poet Joost Baars and Sarah Carriger discussed the art of the line-break, poetry in translation, getting unstuck and more. Some inspiring words for poets and fiction writers alike.
Manu Joseph Master Class Recording
Aug 11, 2018 • 1 min
In this master class with award-winning Indian novelist Manu Joseph, we talked about his novel Miss Laila, Armed & Dangerous and getting political in your writing, the art of satire, the challenges of writing from the point of view of characters very…
Karen Kao Master Class Recording
Jul 21, 2018 • 1 min
This master class with Karen Kao covered how to write violence effectively, include multiple points of view, incorporate research into historical fiction without being overwhelmed by it, find a publisher and much more. Please be aware that Karen’s novel…
A.M. Homes Master Class Recording
Apr 13, 2018 • 1 min
American author A.M. Homes gave a special Craft Talk for the students of the International Writers’ Collective on 14 April …