Upcoming events at WriterHouse June 5-16


»TOMORROW NIGHT: 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. So far, readers include Gary Johnson, Polly Lazaron, Heather Michon, Laurel Moore, Mary Patricia Moynihan, and Jean Sampson.

»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.


3 Responses

  1. hi, i’ m a sixth grade author and me and my best of friend are trying to publish a book were almost done and our teacher knows a friend who owns a book shop and will help us for free!.

  2. That is fantastic — keep us posted!

  3. Hello I’m Ali. my friend above is my friend. We share an account with my other friend Melanie. I’ve written the stories and teh three of us are planning to make a graphic novel. Sound great huh?

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