By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com The four-week writing workshop started last night. We look to have a great group; it’s the biggest I’ve run yet. I am really excited to meet all of these writers and to hear their stories as the workshop unfolds. We may run a second session depending on demand, so stay tuned … [Read more…]
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com There is still room in this writing workshop I am offering. It begins in October. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll or for more information. Last semester we had a great time, so come on down and join the fun!
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com Congratulations to one of the best writing mentors I’ve had the honor of working with, Julia Alvarez on receiving the National Medal of Arts this week.
I had the distinct honor of working with Geof Hewitt at the recent CCYWC Poetry Slam. He moderated and I keep score. Well, OK, he called me his “Score keeping Angel,” but that’s a bit over the top, don’t you think?
This is the reading we will be discussing in the May 20 Creative Nonfiction workshop. Anne Lamott is a fabulous writer with helpful reflections on the writing process. If you’ve not yet read her book Bird by Bird, I highly recommend picking up a copy. How to plot a novel
Today I held the first meeting of a writers’ workshop for teens. We had a lively discussion about a poem written by one of the girls. How rewarding to be a part of these budding writers’ journey. I look forward to more conversations at our weekly meeting.
I am really excited that after yesterday’s success of my first guest blog post with Singles Warehouse (London) that they have asked me to have a regular feature on their site. Didn’t get a chance to read the article? Click this photo:
Sadly, the four-week memoir writing workshop I offered at a continuing education program came to a close last evening. The participants and I were having such a great time together, they asked to extend the class another four weeks! It was an honor to be a part of a great group of people and to hear their writing … [Read more…]
I am so excited to have teamed up with Zach Despart at Thread Magazine. I will be covering the Burlington Writers’ Workshop “The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2014” Book Launch Party this Friday for publication next week.
Come on out for this Creative Nonfiction Workshop I’ll be offering through the Burlington Writers’ Workshop. Sign Up in advance; space limited.
Today I was interviewed by Alyona Minkovski on HuffPostLive about my blog-turned-novel on single-life for a thirty-something woman (sassyspinster.com). It was a pleasure and such a joy to meet fellow singletons/bachelors/ we-need-to-find-a-better-word-for-it Paula Schargorodsky and Katie Devine. Please check out my dating blog and articles on the dating life. Click the photo above to view the show.
I studied journalism at the University of Missouri– Columbia. Here I am in the summer of 2011 with some of my classmates.