May 2013

Narrative Medicine Workshop

Event Date and Time:
July 20, 2013 1:00 - 4:00 PM


Extracting Nuance from Literature, Media, and Each Other with Shari Foos

BOOKMARK THIS: Symbolism Surveys From Famous Writers

From The Paris Review:

In 1963, a sixteen-year-old San Diego high school student named Bruce McAllister sent a four-question mimeographed survey to 150 well-known authors of literary, commercial, and science fiction. Did they consciously plant symbols in their work? he asked. Who noticed symbols appearing from their subconscious, and who saw them arrive in their text, unbidden, created in the minds of their readers? When this happened, did the authors mind?

Freedom to Write Programs

PEN Center USA offers Freedom to Write programming, manifested in four channels of action: the FTW Advocacy Network, the Emerging Voices Fellowship, PEN in the Community, and the annual Literary Awards. Each of these programs pursues the goals of the essential Freedom to Write idea—to support writers' freedom of expression and to promote access to their writing globally.

Click below for more information on each Freedom to Write outreach channel: 

MOMENTUM: Writing Flow Exercises

This has been a busy year. Life is like that: you can’t schedule the unforeseeable. Bathrooms will flood, new bosses will pop up, people will die, and loved ones will need help.

BOOKMARK THIS: Putting Rejection Into Perspective

It's easy to feel delegitimized after your manuscript gets declined by a publisher. There are, however, innumerable factors that go in to a publisher's decision on what to print and what to deny. To put it into perspective, here's a list of famous titles, compiled from Michael Larsen's book Literary Agents, that went on to exceed the foresight of a publishing house's expectations.

Submissions Workshop with Libby Flores and Michelle Meyering

Event Date and Time:
July 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm


with Libby Flores and Michelle Meyering