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A Writer’s Night in November

November 16, 2023 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

A Writer's Night in November

A Writer's Night in NovemberJoin Longmeadow Adult Center and Straw Dog Writers Guild on Thursday, November 16, 6:45-7:45pm for A Writer’s Night with featured reader Justine Dymond.

Bio: Justine Dymond’s short story collection The Emigrant and Other Stories (Sowilo Press) won the 2018 Eludia Award from Hidden Rivers Arts. Other awards and honors include a 2020 Mass Cultural Council finalist grant, second place in the New South prose writing contest for her memoir about breast cancer “Brave of Worms,” a 2007 O. Henry Prize, a “distinguished” story in The Best American Short Stories 2006, two Pushcart Prize nominations and a nomination for The Best American Travel Writing. Her stories have appeared in Pleiades, The Massachusetts Review, The Briar Cliff Review, Meat for Tea, Lowestoft Chronicle, and Cargo Literary. Demeter Press issued her co-edited collection Motherhood Memoirs: Mothers Creating/Writing Lives in 2013. She has been honored with grants and residencies from the Vermont Studio Center, Writers OMI at Ledig House, and Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. On faculty in the department of Literature, Writing, & Journalism at Springfield College since 2008, she is currently working on a novel tentatively titled “Upper Crust.”

You may register by calling 413-565-4150, option 1. You may also come without registering.
The Longmeadow Adult Center is located at 211 Maple Road, Longmeadow, MA.


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