EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
A skilled speaker and teacher, Derek has delivered hundreds of seminars and presentations around the globe. He offers popular courses and workshops for groups or individuals on the craft of writing. His teaching experience includes university creative writing courses for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as national writer's conferences and workshops. The courses are intended for student writers of all levels.
CONFERENCES & PANELS
Derek speaks at writer's conferences and other events around the country. Occasionally these panels are captured on film, like the ones below.
Supershorts: The Future of Short Fiction
Hear master short story writers Benjamin Percy, Derek Green, and Andrew Sean Greer discuss the future of short fiction.
The lively and entertaining discussion includes brief readings by the authors as well as the panelist's thoughts on the history of the short story, the meaning of short fiction in the era of Twitter, and the place of literary writers in the current golden age of television drama.
Mi Tierra: a Celebration of Place and Story
Travel the literary length and breadth of Latin America and the Caribbean as the stars of our festival introduce themselves and their home countries by way of a personal story on the theme, “Mi Tierra.”
The panel includes celebrated author-educators Edwidge Danticat, Francisco Goldman, Luis Urrea, Orlando Patterson, Gioconda Belli, Derek Green, and Daniel Alarcón.
More Workshops & Events Coming Soon!