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Letter from the Director – June 2016

WWW Conference in July Twenty-one speakers are scheduled to speak. Nancy Gall-Clayton will inspire playwrights. Bestseller and author of 30 novels, Virginia Smith will speak. Her book, The Most Famous Illegal Goose Creek Parade, is a finalist for the prestigious Bookseller’s Best Award. Molly Harper White, known for her award-winning Half-Moon Hollow vampire series set in Kentucky, will talk about ...

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2016 Writer’s Conference Recap — Workshop Descriptions & Speakers

A big thank you to all of you who attended our Writer’s Craft Conference this past July 23, 2016. The Women Who Write writing conference gets better every year, and our recent conference was one of our best! To get an idea of the topics explored and the speakers who presented, please review the complete 2016 Writer’s Craft Conference overview ...

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Bring your writing!

One way to become a better writer is to read good work, over and over. Read The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Courier-Journal, Today’s Woman, Leo, the Louisville Defender, material from the canon and classics, and the bizarre. Another way to improve is to bring your material to WWW meetings. Make about 20 double-spaced copies. If needed, ...

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Letter from the Director – May 2016

Dear Women Who Write Members, Although this Thursday is the Pegasus Parade, Women Who Write will meet as usual at the Highlands Shelby Park Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library in Mid City Mall from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Also this month, we are having a new member luncheon for all WWW members. Please come Saturday, May 14, ...

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10th Annual Kentucky Women’s Book Festival

Saturday, March 5, 2016 9:30 am – 3:30pm Ekstrom Library Belknap Campus University of Louisville Information and Lunch Reservations ($10) by March 2! FREE and open to All! Please contact the Women’s Center: (502) 852-8976 or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/10th-annual-kentucky-womens-book-festival-tickets-21426937547

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Congratulations, Jeannie!

Long-time WWW member Jeannie Waldridge won first place in a WOW! Women on Writing Winter 2015 flash fiction contest for her piece “The Church Meeting.” The genre usually limits the word count to less than a few hundred. Unlike most writers who need a quiet environment, Jeannie craves chaos. She said, “I like to have noise and activity. If things ...

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A New Director Takes the Helm

Women Who Write's New Board

Dear Fellow Writers, The previous board deserves a grand thank you for sustaining a viable organization that supports women’s voices. Those wonderful women include Jessica Luetzow as director; Paula Dillman as associate director; Susan E. Lindsey as communication, public relations, and newsletter editor; Charlet Johnson as secretary; and Holly Hinson as treasurer. Thank you, ladies, for helping the new board ...

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Meet the New WWW Board

Selene Phillips, Director: Selene is a member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe nation in Wisconsin. She is a professor at the University of Louisville in the Communication Department, where she teaches writing and Native American Studies. Her “i miss lac du flambeau” piece won the 2013 WWW International Poetry Contest. Besides writing, she enjoys her ...

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So Long, But Not Farewell

Here we are at the end of the year and the end of my two-year term! I can hardly believe how quickly the past two years have flown by. I would be remiss if I didn’t wholeheartedly thank the incredible women who served on the board with me. It seems like only yesterday I was stepping into the high-heeled lace-up ...

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Start your Next Project with a Memoir Class

Write your Life: A Memoir Workshop. Morning six-week sessions are 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and evening six-week sessions are 6 to 8:30 p.m. Classes will be held at Shape & Flow Writing Studio, 1860 Mellwood Ave. Studio 123, Louisville KY 40206. Reserve your spot today! Cost per six-week session: $160. To reserve your place in a workshop group, please ...

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