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Putting the Pen to the Page: What is involved in this year-long novel class? (Free online seminar)

October 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Kristen-Paige Madonia

Instructor: Kristen-Paige Madonia
Saturday, 10/10/20 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Putting the Pen to the Page is an opportunity for writers to study the craft of creative writing, share and workshop portions of their novel manuscript, provide and receive constructive criticism, and work with a published author at an MFA-level of instruction as they write their way through the generative process of drafting their novel manuscript.

Curious about the class? Join us for a FREE seminar and learn about the course from our award-winning instructor, Kristen-Paige Madonia. Students who have completed the year-long program will also attend to share their testimonials. This virtual gathering will include a Q&A session, so bring your questions!

NOTE: This session is held in anticipation of the Putting the Pen to the Page class beginning in January 2021, but attendance at this free seminar does not in any way obligate you to sign up for the class.

Kristen-Paige Madonia is the author of the young adult novels INVISIBLE FAULT LINES (2016) and FINGERPRINTS OF YOU (2012), both published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Hailed by Judy Blume as “A remarkable young novelist,” Madonia was the 2012 D. H. Lawrence Fellow, and her short fiction has appeared in such publications as the Greensboro ReviewFive Chapters, the New Orleans Review, and American Fiction. She has received fellowships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Hambidge Center, the Vermont Studio Center, Juniper Summer Writing Institute, VCCA, Hedgebrook, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and the Studios of Key West. She was the 2010 recipient of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival award and the 2008 recipient of the Key West Literary Seminar’s Marianne Russo Fellowship. She holds an MFA from California State University, Long Beach and teaches creative writing at James Madison University, Goochland County High School, WriterHouse and the Key West Literary Seminar; she also serves as a Faculty Mentor with the University of Nebraska’s low-residency MFA in Writing Program.

Please send an email to programs@writerhouse.org to attend this free seminar. Spaces are limited so sign up today! 


October 10, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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