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Ellen Meeropol & Aimee Liu Virtual Book Talk - May 28
Nerissa Nields writing it up in the garden
The Mt. Chocorua Writing Retreat returns to World Fellowship Center July 5-10, 2020
The Mt. Chocorua Writing Retreat returns to World Fellowship Center July 5-10, 2020, offering a five-day opportunity to work on a writing project with the support and company of other writers. Writers at all levels of experience, and working in all genres, are welcome. Visiting authors (Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Julia McKenzie Munemo, Lisa Bunker, and Ellen Meeropol) will share their work and facilitate mini-workshops and sharing sessions.
For more information visit https://worldfellowship.
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Mentoring Services with Lesléa Newman
Lesléa Newman has created 75 books for readers of all ages and mentored hundreds of writers including Newbery Award-winner Kwame Alexander (The Crossover), novelist, Leah Henderson (One Shadow on the Wall) and poet Floyd Cheung (Jazz at Manzanar). If you are working on a manuscript, I’d love to take a peek and see how I can help you make your book the best it can be. Whether you write for kids, teens or adults, whether you write poetry or prose, whether you write fiction or non-fiction, you name it, I can critique it. I will mark up your manuscript in purple ink, write you a long, editorial letter, read one revision, and if appropriate, offer publishing suggestions. More information can be found here: https://lesleanewman.
Consultation w/ Gail Thomas
I am available for individual consultation on your poetry submissions, manuscripts and residency applications. With more than 40 years of publishing and teaching experience, I offer feedback that not only focuses on your writing goals, but also strengthens your craft. If you are assembling a chapbook or full-length manuscript, I will work with you to organize and present your best work for publication.
Manuscript Consultations and Editing Services with Jan Freeman
With 40 years of editorial experience, I am available to review works of prose and poetry, including full-length manuscripts, chapbooks, and selected collections. Through multiple readings, I evaluate literal and emotional narratives and a manuscript's organization, texture, shape, tension, and emotional flow. I am author of 3 books of poetry and co-editor of Sisters: An Anthology; from 1995–2018, I directed Paris Press (now an imprint of Wesleyan University Press), which published critically acclaimed books by Emily Dickinson, NBCC award winning Ruth Stone, Virginia Woolf, and many others.
Jan Freeman, email@example.com
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