About Annalisa

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…]

Books by Annalisa Parent

 Check out the trailer Kate Taylor is a protagonist assistant working at No.2 Inc. When her employer’s equipment goes missing, it’s Kate’s mission to retrieve it. It reappears at a comic convention where the situation becomes far more complex. Kate reaches out to conference attendees to help her gather information about the location and people … [Read more…]

We Writers are Not Alone: A talk by Terry Tempest Williams

Now, Williams wasn’t up there reading a list. She sprinkled her wisdom amongst well-crafted anecdotes that made me laugh and made tears roll down my cheeks. She is, after all, a gifted story teller. But as I sat among hundreds of fellow writers, we who agonize in immeasurable time for the one perfect word to … [Read more…]