Monday, June 26, 2006

Richard Peabody's Novel Workshop

Just a hop across the Potomac, in Arlington Virginia, my esteemed amigo Richard Peabody is offering a a novel workshop-- by which he means, yes, the whole enchilada. Here's the info:
Critique for Your Complete Novel, Not Just a Couple of Chapters: Limited to 5 students. Starting June 28th. Former Peabody students include: Katharine Davis (from the fall 2003 class) recently sold her novel to St. Martin's Press. Alumni from Peabody's 20+ years of university and Writer's Center classes with books in print (or filmed screenplays) include: Mark Baechtel, Doreen Baingana, Toby Barlow, Jodi Bloom, Sean Brijbasi, Robert Cullen, Priscilla Cummings, Lucinda Ebersole, Cara Haycak, Catherine Kimrey, Adam Kulakow, Nathan Leslie, Redge Mahaffey, Charlotte Manning, Meena Nayak, Matthew Olshan, William Orem, Mary Overton, Carolyn Parkhurst, Sally Pfoutz, Nani Power, Lisa Schamess, Brenda Seabrooke, Julia Slavin, and Yolanda Young. Barbara Grosh won the Xerox Aspiring Author contest.

Richard Peabody wears many literary hats. He is editor of Gargoyle Magazine (founded in 1976), has published a novella, two books of short stories, six books of poems, plus an e-book, and edited or co-edited fifteen anthologies including Enhanced Gravity: More Fiction by Washington Area Women.

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