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Letters As Gifts: Writing Personally For Permanence
Friday, Apr. 29
6-7:15 PM ET
online event; open to the public and all mentees & mentors
Join Pulitzer Prize winner, author and journalist Anna Quindlen as she guides participants through the creative process of writing her new lyrical book, Write For Your Life. Using examples from past, present, and future, Write For Your Life, urgently reminds its audience of the weight the written word carries and our duty as writers to deliver it.
In this event, participants will have the opportunity to harness their own literary potential through the art of crafting personal experiences into presents in “Letters As Gifts: Writing Personally For Permanence.”
Meet the Teaching Artist
Anna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction, and self-help bestseller lists. She is the author of nine novels: Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, Every Last One, Still Life with Bread Crumbs, Miller’s Valley, and Alternate Side. Her memoir Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, published in 2012, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Her book A Short Guide to a Happy Life has sold more than a million copies. Her most recent book is Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting. While a columnist at The New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, Living Out Loud and Thinking Out Loud. Her Newsweek columns were collected in Loud and Clear.
This event is open to:
all mentees, all mentors and the public