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Dexter Loken’s “Expanding Your World” Lecture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
October 21, 2021, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing graduate student Dexter Loken will be lecturing on “Expanding Your World” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Thursday, October 21 at 10 am as part of Rita Banerjee’s graduate course WRI 504: History of Genres. During the talk, students will have a chance to learn about world-building across creative writing genres in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, and screenwriting, and will engage in a writing exercise while visiting the Met. If you would like to attend, please RSVP by October 18 to Polkschool@liu.edu.
Here is more information about the lecture and guest speaker Dex Loken:
World-building is more than setting, and it exists outside the confines of speculative fiction. This lecture seeks to open the minds of the participants and get them thinking about the best ways to convey their individual experiences to a wider audience.
About the Guest Speaker:
Dexter Loken is a writer of primarily fiction and nonfiction with a deep love of fantasy and science fiction. Originally from California, he has lived around the world and currently resides in downtown Brooklyn. He pursues the experience; gotta catch them all.