We are thrilled to share the recent success stories of our writers and instructors!
“Through extensive interviews, family history research, and sheer fascination regarding how this young woman handled the separation and reunion with her boyfriend, I was compelled to write her story.”
Kudos Allan. See you at the next Lunchtime Write-In!
Meg Bloom Glasser, a student in Jennifer Chauhan’s Memoir Intensive class, has an exciting announcement. Not only was her creative nonfiction piece, “On Fire,” published in Progenitor, Art and Literary Journal 2022, Volume 57, but it is being nominated for a Pushcart Award.
Amazing Meg! We are rooting for you.
Congratulations to PWN instructor and PWN’s Debut Review podcast co-host, Courtney Harler, who has published two poems recently. Courtney’s poem “Stillbirth Stories” was published in the May/June issue of Literary Mama. And her poem Dare I? in the lit mag Whiskey Tit on May 26, 2022.
We are pleased to announce that book inc’s Novel Incubator co-leader Céline Keating’s Montauk-centered novel, tentatively titled The Stark Beauty of Last Things, will be published in Fall 2023 from She Writes Press. Céline told us:
“The novel tells the story of several characters whose lives are challenged and changed because of threats to the bucolic coastal town they love, from sea level rise and overdevelopment. The novel explores our connection to nature and what we stand to lose when that connection is severed.”
Opening the Door: My Journey Through Anorexia to Full Recovery, a debut memoir by Meredith O’Brien, a former student of Project Write Now, is ready for pre-order and will be published in July 2022 from Koehler Books. The memoir describes her gut-wrenching journey of recovery from a young girl’s anorexia nervosa to entering treatment at the age of thirty-five. Now fully recovered, her passion is to write, to inspire others, and to help people with eating disorder recovery.
Well done Meredith! Our pre-order is in!
Shatiera says: “In my book, I share some of my most intimate and toughest conversations with myself while battling lack of self-love, lack of self-confidence, confronting my resentment of fighting for my mother’s love, and finding my purpose in life. My guided book inspires you to use affirmations, journal prompts, and a powerful seven-day writing plan that allows you to create positive self-talk as you begin a new journey in your life.”
Sounds like a book we can all use. Congratulations Shatiera!
Former PWN student turned instructor, Kerri Sullivan, who is teaching Pitch & Present Your Nonfiction Book this summer, is the editor of a newly-released anthology, New Jersey Fan Club: Artists and Writers Celebrate the Garden State (Rutgers University Press). It features personal essays, interviews, and comics from artists who love New Jersey.
Come celebrate its release with Kerri and Project Write Now on Friday, June 17 at New Jersey Fan Club Book Launch at the Asbury Book Cooperative!