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Micro-Storytelling Workshop


The Reves Center for International Studies is accepting applications for the 2nd annual Micro-Story Workshop.

What is it?:

The 2023 workshop is for W&M students who have a story to tell about traveling internationally and who want to learn to tell their non-fiction story creatively and succinctly (~500 words).

Storytellers will receive coaching from Reves Center staff and the Studio for Teaching and Learning Innovation.

What are some examples of a micro-story?

For examples of non-fiction micro-stories, see:

Hippocampus Magazine - Flash Section

100 Word Story

When does it take place?:

The workshop meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in February. The final session will include telling stories to an audience and a workshop celebration.

Workshop dates:

  • February 14
  • February 16
  • February 21
  • February 23
  • February 28
Why should I apply?:

Students chosen for the workshop will complete a polished writing sample suitable for a portfolio, add a unique item to their resume, gain valuable oral story-telling skills, and enjoy networking opportunities.

instagramlogo.png   Visit @internationalwm to view videos of the micro-stories from last year's workshop.

If you have questions, contact Tyler Lawrence at