Dreaming of Willie Dunne by Alum Patty Keefe Durso published at Fiction Writers Review
FDU MFA alum Patty Keefe Durso’s piece, “Dreaming of Willie Dunne: Character Construction in A Long Long Way,” written during the program in a module with Ellen Akins, was recently published by Fiction Writers Review.
“Willie—like all of the characters in A Long Long Way, in fact—is a character constructed primarily through simile,” writes Patty on figurative language and characterization in Sebastian Barry’s novel.
Read more at the Fiction Writers Review.
Patty Keefe Durso’s essays on contemporary writers have been published in various journals, as well as in books such as Multiethnic Literature and the Canon Debates and Too Smart to Be Sentimental. She holds a PhD in English and recently completed an MFA in Creative Writing. She teaches at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.
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