Writer Rebecca McClanahan
Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 7 p.m.
Queens University Sports and Conference Center,
2229 Tyvola Road
Rebecca McClanahan is the author of nine books, including Deep Light: New and Selected Poems 1987-2007 (Iris Press), The Riddle Song and Other Rememberings (University of Georgia Press), which won the Glasgow Prize in Nonfiction, and Word Painting: A Guide to Writing More Descriptively (Writer's Digest Books). McClanahan has received a Pushcart Prize in fiction, the Wood Prize from Poetry magazine, and the Carter prize for an essay in Shenandoah. Her work appears in The Best American Essays 2001, The Best American Poetry 1998, and has been aired on NPR's "The Writer's Almanac," "The Sound of Writing," and "Living on Earth." McClanahan’s latest book is The Tribal Knot: A Memoir of Family, Community, and a Century of Change, out on April 18 from Indiana University Press. (Visit her website: www.mcclanmuse.co.)
At our May 21, 2013 meeting, all paid-up members of the Charlotte Writers' Club in attendance will be eligible to enter a drawing for a free writer's retreat at Wildacres Writing Workshop in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Judi Hill, director of WWW, has graciously donated a stay during retreat week, June 30-July 6, a $370 value, to a Charlotte Writers' Club member. For more information on Wildacres Writing Workshop, go to http://www.wildacreswriters.com. Remember, you must be in attendance at the May 21 meeting in order to win this great prize!
NOTE: The book donations drive previously advertised here for May has been postponed.