A Killer Sense of Place

  • Feb 29, 2020
  • to
  • Times:
  • From: 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Price:
  • $50
  • Details

    Join Old Town Books for a writing class for anyone who wants to craft a memorable and impactful sense of place in their work. Writing place is important for any story, regardless of genre. But in mystery and thrillers? It's gotta be to die for. Get tips and tricks from Famous in Cedarville author Erica Wright while taking a look at how successful thrillers and mysteries solve the problem of "where to hide the body."

    Erica Wright's new crime novel Famous in Cedarville received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and was called "a clever little whodunnit" in The New York Times Book Review. She is the author of three previous novels including The Red Chameleon, which was one of O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Books of Summer 2014. Her poetry collections are Instructions for Killing the Jackal and All the Bayou Stories End with Drowned. She is the poetry editor and a senior editor at Guernica Magazine as well as a former editorial board member for Alice James Books. She has taught creative writing at Marymount Manhattan College and New York University's continuing studies program. She grew up in Wartrace, TN and now lives in Washington, DC with her husband and their dog Penny.

    Please reach out to hello@oldtownbooks.com if you'd like to attend a writing workshop and are in need of a sliding scale fee. If you would like to sponsor a writing class we are always looking for local sponsors to help us fund at least two spots in each class!

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