Generative Writing During Quarantine: An Online Writers Workshop with Mesha Meren and M. Randal O'Wain

Generative Writing During Quarantine: An Online Writers Workshop with Mesha Meren and M. Randal O'Wain

 

THE WORKSHOP

Join us online as authors Mesha Meren and M. Randal O'Wain host an online writing workshop! Tuition is sliding scale: for the price of an Orca Books Gift Card of any amount, you can attend the workshop! RSVP by emailing us at clare@orcabooks.com.

THE HOSTS

MESHA MEREN

Mesha Maren is the author of the novel Sugar Run. Her short stories and essays can be read in Tin HouseThe Oxford American, The Guardian, CrazyhorseTriquarterly, The Southern Review, Ecotone, Sou’westerHobart, Forty Stories: New Writing from Harper Perennial, and elsewhere. She was the recipient of the 2015 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize, a 2014 Elizabeth George Foundation grant, an Appalachian Writing Fellowship from Lincoln Memorial University, and fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Ucross Foundation. She was the 2018-2019 Kenan Visiting Writer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is an Assistant Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing at Duke University and also serves as a National Endowment of the Arts Writing Fellow at the federal prison camp in Alderson, West Virginia.

M. RANDAL O'WAIN

M. Randal O'Wain is the author of Meander Belt: Family, Loss, and Coming of Age in the Working Class South and the short story collection Hallelujah Station and his work has been published in Oxford American, Hotel Amerika, Crazyhorse, and Guernica Magazine

Event date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 4:30pm
Event address: 
509 E 4th Ave
Olympia, WA 98501
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