Workshop “Correcting Short Stories”, by Eloy Tizón

Since the fall of 2018, the Granada City of Literature UNESCO Programme (Arts Departament of Granada City Council) and the Aula de Literatura of the University of Granada have been collaborating on a series of free micro-workshops on writing. Our micro-workshops deal with very diverse aspects of literary creation. They aim to stimulate enthusiasm for literature, to generate new audiences, and to foster a network of complicity between authors-teachers and participants. The workshops have been celebrated on-site at the Madraza palace, but in 2020 they went on-line, due to Covid restrictions. In 2021, however, they are going to be carried out both on-site and on-line, as they will do in 2022.

There are a maximum of 15 places for each workshop, expandable to 20 places if done online, on a first-come, first-served basis. Those interested in applying for participation should write an email to

«Correcting Short Stories» | Teacher: Eloy Tizón | Date: March, 11, 2022, from 6.30 pm to 9 pm — Online, via Google Meet

The workshop

The review of our stories is usually a phase as neglected as it is exciting. In this workshop we will reflect on its importance, while offering a practical approach to different ways of approaching this crucial stage of writing, which will allow us to delve into the nature of fiction. After the teacher’s presentation, there will be time to ask questions and address the doubts and concerns of the participants.

Eloy Tizón

Eloy Tizón (Madrid, 1964) is a renowned author of three story books: Técnicas de iluminación (2013), Parpadeos (2006) and Velocidad de los jardines (1992 and 2017); of three novels: La voz cantante (2004), Labia (2001) and Seda salvaje (1995); and the literary essay Herido leve. Treinta años de memoria lectora (2019). He has been included among the best European fiction writers in the anthology Best European Fiction 2013, with a foreword by John Banville. His works are part of numerous anthologies and have been translated into various languages. A regular collaborator in the media since he was young, for four years he maintained the Vertigos column in El Cultural. He teaches short story workshops at Hotel Kafka and at the University of Almería (UAL).

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