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Micro-Storytelling Workshop


The Reves Center for International Studies is accepting applications for the inaugural Micro-Story Workshop.

What is it?:

The 2022 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 4-5 times on Thursday evenings in March and April at the Reves Center. The final session in April will include telling stories to an audience and a workshop celebration.

Workshop dates:

  • March 3, 2022
  • March 10, 2022
  • March 24, 2022
  • March 31, 2022
  • April 12, 2022
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.

How do I apply?:


Application deadline is February 26, 2022.

If you have questions, contact Tyler Lawrence at