Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Online
Starts at 2:30 PM · Ends at 3:30 PM, EDT (America/New_York)
Bedford/St. Martin’s and esteemed author Heather Sellers invite you to attend Creative Writing Syllabus, a webinar taking place August 22, 2017 at 2:30pm EST.
Heather, a professor of English at Eastern Florida State College in Florida, teaches fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Her book, The Practice of Creative Writing: A Guide for Students is currently in its third edition. She has received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for Fiction and a Barnes & Noble New Discovery Writers Award.
In this webinar, Heather will discuss how to craft a creative writing syllabus that inspires students to harness their imaginations to focus and create stories. We look forward to you joining us.
- Heather Sellers
Professor at Florida State UniversityHeather Sellers (PhD, Florida State University) is professor of English at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate creative writing in children's literature, poetry, and non-fiction. She won the student-chosen professor of the year award at Hope College, where she gave the commencement address. Her textbook for the multi-genre course is The Practice of Creative Writing, which will appear next year in its third edition. A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for Fiction, she's published two books on creating an inspiring and happy writing life, Page after Page and Chapter after Chapter, as well as a children's book, two books of poetry and three chapbooks, along with Georgia Under Water, a collection of short stories. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The London Daily Telegraph, Reader’s Digest, Good Housekeeping, O,the Oprah Magazine, and The Sun, as well as Prairie Schooner and Alaska Quarterly Review. She's currently at work on a new manuscript of poems and a novel for younger readers, set in Florida, her home state. She’s an avid cyclist and kayaker.