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August 2019 Writing Show: I Finished my Book (Poem, Screenplay), Now What?
August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
You wrote “The End.” But is it really the end? In this panel, we’ll review the checklist for ensuring your work is as good as it can possibly be. Then, we’ll outline the process for submitting it for agent representation or publication — including a few things you may have forgotten.
Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Doors open at 6:00; meet & greet 6:00-6:45; program starts at 6:45)
Location: Firehouse Theatre 1609 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23220
Price: $12 – Members; $15 Non-members ($5 for students)
T. Marie Vandelly
T. Marie Vandelly has wanted to write her entire life but due to a career change has only recently been granted the freedom to pursue her dream full time. She lives on Gwynn’s Island, off the Chesapeake Bay, with her husband and their two dogs. Theme Music is her first novel.
Bert Ashe is Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Richmond, where he teaches and writes about African-American literature and culture, black hair, jazz, and post-blackness. His book Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles was a finalist for a Virginia Literary Award, and he’s currently working on a book on the varieties of black hair statements in the U.S. and beyond.
Valley Haggard is a writer, teacher, mother, coffee drinker and the founder of Life in 10 Minutes’ journal, podcast and press. She co-edited Nine Lives: a Life in 10 Minutes Anthology and wrote The Halfway House for Writers and Surrender Your Weapons: Writing to Heal and feels like each class she teaches turns into a stunning work of performance art. You can find her writing and writing from people around the world at lifein10minutes.com.
Patrick Dacey is the author of two books of fiction: The Outer Cape, a novel, and, We’ve Already Gone This Far, a collection of stories. He holds an MFA from Syracuse University, and has taught at several universities including Virginia Tech and the College of William and Mary. His stories have been featured in The Paris Review, Zoetrope All-Story, and on NPR’s Selected Shorts. @daceypatrick
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