June Writer Events in Charlottesville, VA

by Kristen King on May 29, 2009


The following literary events are free and open to the public. They
will be held at WriterHouse, 508 Dale Ave, C’ville, behind the Preston
Avenue Bodo’s.

Please forward to anyone you think might like to know about these
events. To be added to their email announcements list, sign up at

»Friday June 5, 7:00 pm
Unveiling Iranian Women Writers in America with UVA Professor Farzaneh
Milani. UVA Professor Farzaneh Milani discusses the recent flowering
of Iranian women’s memoirs in English in the context of modern Iranian
literature and society, and the rich complexity of Iranian women’s
experience. Milani is the author of “Veils and Words: The Emerging
Voice of Iranian Women Writers.” She has written for the New York
Times, the Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, Ms.
Magazine, USA Today, and N.P.R.’s “All Things Considered.”

»Monday, June 15, 7:30 pm
An Evening of Student Readings. WriterHouse Spring Session students
from all classes will present brief samples of their work

»Tuesday, June 16th, 7:30pm
Getting Published in the Children’s and YA Markets: A Cinderella
Story, An Overview, and Specific Suggestions, with WriterHouse member
Fran Cannon Slayton, author of the forthcoming YA novel, When the
Whistle Blows. Copies of Fran’s book will be available for purchase
and signing.

|  Volunteers Needed FRIDAY JUNE 12! Help raise money for WriterHouse
while listening to music! WH has three dates this summer to work the
concession stands at  the Pavilion during Fridays after Five.
Sign up on their website. |

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Birgit May 30, 2009 at 1:33 pm

Nice site and an interesting read – are you having fun with it? I like what you are doing here.


Crossword Puzzle Book May 31, 2009 at 1:10 pm

I had no idea this was going on. Thanks for letting us know.


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