A magna cum laude graduate of Middlebury College’s English Department & Creative Writing program, Parent studied writing under Julia Alvarez and Jay Parini. She’s been writing stories since she could hold a crayon. (Seriously. Check it out.) Her first poem was published when she was 10 years old, and she was selected to read it aloud … [Read more…]
I very much enjoyed meeting some amazing people at the recent Burlington Writers’ Workshop “Special Topics in Nonfiction: Blending Journalism and Memoir” workshop I ran. And what a nice note from writer Wendy Anderson I received. Thanks, Wendy. I look forward talking writing at another upcoming workshop. In the meantime, please subscribe to my … [Read more…]
In the interest of keeping all things in one location: here are the two links to the reading on Special Topics in Nonfiction: Blending Journalism and Memoir We will be discussing Jennie Yabroff”s Can Memoir Be Journalism? Of Course it Can – And Here’s Why and Susan Shapiro’s Make Me Worry You’re Not O.K. (Click on … [Read more…]
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com For just shy of a decade, I reported for the city of South Burlington’s The Other Paper as their principal reporter. Here is one of my first articles, written about the founders of educational job site School Spring. Happy #TBT!
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.
I studied journalism at the University of Missouri– Columbia. Here I am in the summer of 2011 with some of my classmates.
Life is short, and so am I. You’ll hear this quip from me often. I believe that life should be lived to the fullest and with passion. For me, that has always meant, as the Greek poet Horace so aptly stated “Mix a little foolishness with your prudence: It’s good to be silly at … [Read more…]
Naturalization Ceremony at Rice Memorial High School SOUTH BURLINGTON—Forty-one U.S. residents became naturalized U.S. citizens at a ceremony hosted by Rice Memorial High School in November. U.S. Magistrate Judge John Conroy presided over the proceedings. The new citizens represented countries throughout the world including Australia, England, Canada and South Korea. Naturalization ceremonies occur once every … [Read more…]