Four Wednesdays of Writing
The Workshop is Full - Thank you!
Writer-in-Residence Suzanne Strempek Shea leads a four-session workshop in fiction and nonfiction
Wednesday, May 8, 15, 22 & 26 • 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open to anyone 18 or older.
Class Minimum to run: 6 - Class Limit: 12
Participants will workshop their writing, including excerpts from novels, memoirs or general nonfiction book projects, as well as short stories, essays and flash fiction pieces.
Instructions for submitting pages to be workshopped will be sent upon registration.
Registration and Cost:
Registration is required. Four evenings of workshops: $160.00
Details on what to send and bring will be sent after confirmation of registration. Please note that this is non-refundable unless the speaker cancels.
About Suzanne Strempek Shea
Suzanne Strempek Shea is the author of five novels: Selling the Lite of Heaven, Hoopi Shoopi Donna, Lily of the Valley, Around Again, and Becoming Finola, published by Washington Square Press. She has also written three memoirs, Songs From a Lead-lined Room: Notes - High and Low - From My Journey Through Breast Cancer and Radiation; Shelf Life: Romance, Mystery, Drama and Other Page-Turning Adventures From a Year in a Bookstore; and Sundays in America: A Yearlong Road Trip in Search of Christian Faith, all published by Beacon Press. She is at work on a new nonfiction book, “This is Paradise,” the story of a clinic in the African nation of Malawi.
Winner of the 2000 New England Book Award, which recognizes a literary body of works’ contribution to the region, Suzanne began writing fiction in her spare time while working as reporter for the Springfield (Massachusetts) Newspapers and the Providence Journal (Rhode Island). Her freelance work has appeared in Yankee magazine, The Bark magazine, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Organic Style and ESPN the Magazine. She is a frequent contributor to Obit magazine (www.obit-mag.com).
Suzanne is writer-in-residence at Bay Path College and a member of the faculty at the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast MFA program in creative writing. She also has taught in the MFA programs at Emerson College and at the University of South Florida. She lives in Bondsville with her husband, Tommy, a columnist for The Republican newspaper in Springfield, Mass., and their two dogs, Tiny and Bisquick.
Please visit her website, www.suzannestrempekshea.com