Special Guest Teacher
Kate Doyle

Kate Doyle is an American author of the short story collection I Meant It Once, longlisted for the 2024 Story Prize and a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize.

Before moving to Amsterdam, Kate taught writing at NYU and Ithaca College and worked as a bookseller. She is the recipient of fellowships and residences from NYU Paris, the Hawthornden Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Adirondack Center for Writing.

For more info on Kate, you can see her website.


Character Building Class

Your characters begin in your mind, so how do you make them live on the page?

How do they speak, how do they move through the world, and how can you make them real to your reader?

Through lively, hands-on writing exercises, fiction writer Kate Doyle will lead an evening workshop providing fun, practical tools for character development.

This exclusive one-off class is for writers of all levels.

Kate received an MFA in Fiction from New York University and was a 2021 A Public Space Writing Fellow, and her work has appeared in No TokensElectric LiteratureSplit LipChicago Review of BooksJoylandThe MillionsLit Hub, WigleafANMLY, and elsewhere.

Dates & Details

October 10, 2024

6.30 – 9.30 PM

BounceSpace, Overtoom 141, Amsterdam

Early bird €70
until august 31

Regular Price €80

Sign up HERE

About Kate Doyle’s book I Meant It Once.

“The characters felt so real that some of them are still living in my head like people I once knew.”
-Novelist Edel Coffey for the Irish Times

“The characters in these stories live and breathe and stand up fully from the page” -Claire Lombardo, bestselling author of The Most Fun We Ever Had 

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