»Christy Strick’s prize-winning short story, “Just Like Family” is in this week’s issue of The Hook. Congrats again, Christy!
»Judy Longley’s poetry class was mentioned in an article on poetry in the current issue of Cville Weekly.
Volunteers urgently Needed!
»Fridays After Five, June 12—WriterHouse urgently needs volunteers for “Fridays After Five” on June 12 ( also July 31, September 4). Sign up on our website. Make money for WriterHouse while you listen to music. What could be better? Non-members over 18 years of age welcome!
WriterHouse Public Events
»Unveiling Iranian Women Writers in America with UVA Professor Farzaneh Milani, Friday June 5, 7:00 pm. UVA Professor Farzaneh Milani discusses the recent flowering of Iranian women’s memoirs in English in the context of modern Iranian literature and society, and the rich complexity of Iranian women’s experience.Farzaneh Milani is the author of “Veils and Words: The Emerging Voice of Iranian Women Writers.” She has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, Ms. Magazine, USA Today, and N.P.R.’s “All Things Considered.”
»An Evening of Student Readings, Monday, June 15, 7:30 pm. WriterHouse Spring Session students from all classes will present brief samples of their work
»Getting Published in the Children’s and YA Markets: A Cinderella Story, An Overview, and Specific Suggestions, with WriterHouse member Fran Cannon Slayton, author of the forthcoming YA novel, When the Whistle Blows. Tuesday, June 16th, 7:30pm, WriterHouse. Free and open to the public. Copies of Fran’s book will be available for purchase and signing.