Our next meeting is Tuesday, March 14. Dana Shavin will give a presentation on her path to publication.
Dana’s essays and articles have appeared in Garden and Gun, Oxford American, The Sun, Fourth Genre, Today.com, Appalachian Review, Longridge Review, Psychology Today, Parade,Bark, The Writer, Next Avenue (PBS), The Ethel, and others. She is an award-winning humor columnist for the Chattanooga Times Free Press, and the author of a memoir, The Body Tourist (Little Feather Books, 2014) and Finding the World: Thoughts on Life, Love, Home and Dogs, a collection of her most popular columns spanning twenty years. Her work has been nominated for inclusion in Best American Essays, and for a Pushcart. You can find more at Danashavin.com, and follow her on Facebook at Dana Shavin Writes.
If you’d like to join us in person, we will be in the large conference room on the 5th floor of the Edney Innovation Center at the corner of Market and 11th street downtown. Street parking is free after 6:00 PM, or you can park behind the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, just a couple blocks away. We will gather at 6:00 Eastern, and Dana will begin her presentation at 6:30. The doors to the Edney lock at 6:30, so please do not be late! If you would like to join us virtually, use this link: meet.google.com/usv-skmv-doo.
Our Monthly Meetings are always free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!