What's in your character's pocket? What's that one thing about your character that contradicts everything else? Join local author Bruce Holbert to explore what makes a character more interesting — more human.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR // Bruce Holbert is a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His work has appeared in The Iowa Review, Hotel America, The Antioch Review, Crab Creek Review, Other Voices, The Contemporary West and the New York Times. Holbert grew up in the Grand Coulee near the Columbia River. His family was among the and among the first settlers of the country. Holbert's first novel, Lonesome Animals was a top ten pick in 2012 for The Seattle Times; it was followed by The Hour of Lead in 2014 (both Counterpoint), which won the Washington State Book Award 2015 and was named by Kirkus as a top 100 pick for 2014. Holbert’s next novel, Whiskey, will be published by Farrar Straus & Giroux in March of 2018.