Using Your Writing to Make Your Voice Heard
Saturday, April 29, 1-3 pm, 300 Western Ave, Allston (Boston)
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Zephyr Press, the National Writers Union, and WNBA-Boston.
For writers of op-eds, letters to the editor, essays, and other short opinion pieces. Two editors and a roundtable of writers will share strategies (and submission tips) for how writers can influence media, legislators, and public opinion. The 2-part program will include:
Editors’ perspectives: Matthew Bernstein (Boston Globe letters editor) and WBUR Cognoscenti editor Virginia Marshall will each speak for 15 minutes, followed by q&a.
Writers’ perspectives: In roundtable format, several writers will share submission/publishing experiences that end with tips/advice, and invite other writer attendees to share theirs.
Venue information: http://ballroominboston.com/directions. Parking available; #66 and #70 buses stop across the street.
SAVE THE DATE! CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION WITH ACCLAIMED AUTHOR MEGAN MARSHALL
In celebration of our WNBA’s Centennial year, we are thrilled to announce that acclaimed author Megan Marshall will speak about women and their involvement in the arts and literature. Join us Thursday, June 1st from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Commonwealth Salon at the Boston Public Library.
MEGAN MARSHALL is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in biography for Margaret Fuller and the author of The Peabody Sisters, which won the Francis Parkman Prize and the Mark Lynton History Prize and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2006. She is the Charles Wesley Emerson College Professor and teaches narrative nonfiction and the art of archival research in the MFA program at Emerson College. Her most recent book is Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast.
This event is free and open to the public.