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Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife



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Story-Catcher Writing Workshop: Best Conference Name Ever?

I love the dynamic, romantic, trickster attitude of the title of this festival It’s held annually at Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska: not that southern-Willa Cather-Nebraska that’s practically Kansas but the Dawes County sand-hills-and-badlands Nebraska that’s practically Wyoming. As the 2015 Writer-in-Residence, I’ll give the keynote talk and work with writers in a workshop setting, June 12-14. Here’s a link to more information. Reminders to follow as June approaches!


Equinox at the Manzanita Writers’ Series

I’ll be teaching a writing workshop on creating lively historical fiction, and giving a public reading in Mazanita, Oregon on March 21, 2015, as part of the lovely Manzanita Writers Series. The workshop time is not yet set, but will be a couple of hours long in the middle of the day. The reading is at 7 pm. Here’s a link to information on how to register for the workshop or attend the reading. Take a Saturday on the Oregon Coast and drop in!


Reading at Lewis and Clark College This Wednesday

In which I leave the valley of clay and vineyards and scale the hill to the Manor House on the Lewis and Clark College campus: 5:30 pm on Wednesday, March 4. Click here for a campus map. and information about parking and transportation.