Summer Fan Fiction Workshop at Blade Study

Brad Phillips, Webb Allen

July 17th, 2024 12:00 PM 28th, 2024 12:00 PM

Blade Study
17 Pike Street
New York NY 10002

This summer, July 17-August 28th, Blade Study will host a six-week writing workshop on Wednesdays. The course will explore fan fiction, a popular genre that poses the opportunity to rethink and reimagine established narratives. There are six possible spots for artists and writers based in New York City. Guiding the class are Brad Phillips and Webb Allen. The course will be hosted in person in New York City at Blade Study.

We invite interested participants to apply to be considered for participation. Please note that the workshop will require homework including reading, writing, and meaningful engagement with other participants. Space is limited and we want to ensure that the duration of the course is time well spent for all who sign up. Qualified persons will anticipate 100% attendance and participation throughout the course. We will accept applications until June 17th.

This application process is to ensure participants engage with the material at the highest level. The course does not require prior experience with writing. Part of the purpose of the application process is to inform the seminar itself. Answers to this application will shape a realistic curriculum and class schedule, as well as inform expectations of participating persons. Please provide honest answers to the best of your ability. If you have any questions about the application please don't hesitate to direct your questions to

Tuition for accepted participants is $550.00/student.

Brad Phillips is an artist and writer. His artwork has been exhibited widely, and his writing has been published in Vice, Playboy, ArtReview, Purple Magazine, and many others. New York Magazine called his 2019 short story collection, Essays & Fictions, "one of the most important American books of the last decade." He lives in New York City.

Webb Allen is a writer based in New York. He has written a poetry collaboration with Laurel Schwulst and was part of Armen Avanessian’s residency program at the 2016 Berlin Biennale.


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