Prominent writers will discuss what it’s been to pursue their writing while engaging in professions outside the literary world. About this event Writers are quite accustomed to answering questions about their work in terms of craft—the stylistic choices involved in establishing mood and pacing, modulating sentence structure and rhythm and
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Register here. Abrah Dresdale is a social designer, consultant, and educator. Her work is about personal and cultural regeneration by design. In her commitment to social justice and cultivating systemic change, she focuses on uplifting the personal, collective, and ecological dimensions within all of the projects she stewards. Fostering others’ imagination,
Find out what strategies and writing supports can help you make the transition from graduate coursework to independent dissertation writing. About this event Presented by Dr. Melissa Quackenbush and Dr. Christine Tulley, this hour-long session will identify common pitfalls dissertation writers face once they reach the ABD stage. Presenters will
Join CW Virtually for our PWE with our newest book, Writing at the Speed of Light. Readings by our authors! About this event The Carnegie Writers' Professional Writing Event features authors from our newest anthology, Writing at the Speed of Light in collaboration with our Adult Author Workshop. Contributors will be reading
Online conversations about art, words, & ideas presented by Art Presence Art Center, Jacksonville, Oregon. Learn more at art-presence.org. About this event Getting the Words Right: A Look Inside the Writer's Life Host and author Ginna BB Gordon will lead a lively and probing conversation about the writing process and
Join us for a conversation with Alice Wong and Supermajority's Jess Morales Rocketto about Alice's anthology, "Disability Visibility." About this event Supermajority is thrilled to partner with Women and Children First for our February Supermajority Member Book Club event with self-described "disabled activist" Alice Wong and Supermajority co-founder Jess Morales Rocketto to discuss,
About this event Irenosen Okojie was born in Nigeria and moved to England aged eight. She studied Communications and Visual Culture at London Metropolitan University. Along the way, she worked as a freelance writer, marketing assistant and editorial Assistant. She is a freelance Arts Project Manager and curator. She was
Join Karla Cornejo Villavicencio in exploring questions of duty, family, & survival in an evening centering on the lives of undocumented people About this event Karla Cornejo Villavicencio combines sensitive reporting and powerful personal narratives when telling stories of resilience, madness, and death. In her book The Undocumented Americans, Cornejo
Online tickets for Creative Conversations: Michael Pedersen About this event Michael Pedersen is a prize-winning Scottish poet, writer, & animateur. He has published two highly acclaimed collections of poetry (Polygon Books) with a prose debut, Boy Friends, forthcoming with Faber. Pedersen was awarded the John Mather Trust Rising Star of Literature
Gregory Pardlo will be joined in conversation by Fairfield professor and National Book Award-winning author Phil Klay. About this event Inspired Writers Series Hosted by MFA Program's Phil Klay Gregory Pardlo “The Poetry and Prose of Contemporary America” Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and memoirist Gregory Pardlo has written some of the
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