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Voices for Resistance online program on May 19

VOICES FOR RESISTANCE PROGRAM TO FEATURE SIX REGIONAL WRITERS WHO TACKLE ISSUES OF SOCIAL JUSTICE Six regional writers will be featured at the Voices for Resistance May 19 event. Sponsored by the Straw Dog Writers Guild and Forbes Library, the readings will begin at 7 p.m. The event is online and open to the public Read More

The “A” and “B” Stories of Our Lives

by Stephanie Shafran Did you know each of us has an “A” story and a “B” story to our lives? I first heard about this concept at a featured reading by Ann Averill, a talented local author who recently published her memoir “Teacher Dropout: Finding Grace in an Unjust School”. Summarizing these main ideas from Read More

If a Dog Shows Up in Your Story

By Jacqueline Sheehan I never intended to include a dog in my 2007 novel, Lost & Found, but once a barrel-chested black lab showed up in the story line, there was no going back. He had a big personality and kept muscling his way into each scene. And I am so glad that he did. Read More

Giving Tuesday!

CELEBRATE THE STRAW DOG WRITERS’ GUILD ON #GIVINGTUESDAY DECEMBER 1 Click here to Donate today! Thank you! 2020 may be a year we’d like to forget, but let’s end it with a celebration of giving to organizations that make a difference. Straw Dog is again participating in Giving Tuesday. We’re already well on our way Read More

Giving Tuesday!

CELEBRATE THE STRAW DOG WRITERS’ GUILD ON #GIVINGTUESDAY DECEMBER 1 Click here to Donate today! Thank you! 2020 may be a year we’d like to forget, but let’s end it with a celebration of giving to organizations that make a difference. Straw Dog is again participating in Giving Tuesday. We’re already well on our way Read More

#GIVINGTUESDAY

CELEBRATE THE STRAW DOG WRITERS’ GUILD ON #GIVINGTUESDAY DECEMBER 1 2020 may be a year we’d like to forget, but let’s end it with a celebration of giving to organizations that make a difference. Straw Dog is again participating in Giving Tuesday. We’re already well on our way to our $20,000 goal with a generous Read More

#GIVINGTUESDAY

CELEBRATE THE STRAW DOG WRITERS’ GUILD ON #GIVINGTUESDAY DECEMBER 1 2020 may be a year we’d like to forget, but let’s end it with a celebration of giving to organizations that make a difference. Straw Dog is again participating in Giving Tuesday. We’re already well on our way to our $20,000 goal with a generous Read More

#GIVINGTUESDAY

CELEBRATE THE STRAW DOG WRITERS’ GUILD ON #GIVINGTUESDAY DECEMBER 1 Click here to Donate today! Thank you! 2020 may be a year we’d like to forget, but let’s end it with a celebration of giving to organizations that make a difference. Straw Dog is again participating in Giving Tuesday. We’re already well on our way Read More

#GIVINGTUESDAY

CELEBRATE THE STRAW DOG WRITERS’ GUILD ON #GIVINGTUESDAY DECEMBER 1 2020 may be a year we’d like to forget, but let’s end it with a celebration of giving to organizations that make a difference. Straw Dog is again participating in Giving Tuesday. We’re already well on our way to our $20,000 goal with a generous Read More