A Writer’s Night in November

The Longmeadow Adult Center and Straw Dog Writers Guild are delighted to present “A Writer’s Night” with poet and memoirist Stephanie Shafran on Thursday, November 17 from 6:45-7:45pm. Awakening, Stephanie’s chapbook, was published in 2020. Her work has appeared in journals such as Earth’s Daughters, Slant, Persimmon Tree, and Silkworm. Anthologies featuring Stephanie’s writing include

7th Annual Author Showcase

Join Straw Dog Writers Guild and Forbes Library for an online Author Showcase on Wednesday, September 8 at 6:30pm Brief readings from new books by members of Straw Dog Writers Guild: Dusty J. Miller, Eileen P. Kennedy, Howie Faerstein, Kathryn Holzman, Meg Thacher, Jane McPhetres Johnson, Celia Jeffries, Rebecca Hart Olander., J.A. McIntosh, Lesléa Newman,

The “A” and “B” Stories of Our Lives

by Stephanie Shafran Did you know each of us has an “A” story and a “B” story to our lives? I first heard about this concept at a featured reading by Ann Averill, a talented local author who recently published her memoir “Teacher Dropout: Finding Grace in an Unjust School”. Summarizing these main ideas from Read More