June 13, 2009 – Cambridge – Award winning author Kate Blackwell will speak on “When Less is More: Fiction and the Art of Compression,” at the Cambridge Yacht Club at 11 am. The event is the June meeting of the Eastern Shore Writers Association. The public is invited, at no charge.
Blackwell is a Featured Writer in the current Delmarva Review. She has taught creative writing for over 14 years in the Washington, D.C. area, and at The Writer’s Center, inBethesda. Blackwell’s stories have been published in numerous literary journals. She graduated from Wellesley College and earned an MA in English literature from the University ofNorth Carolina at Chapel Hill. She worked as a reporter at the Raleigh News & Observer and editorial writer for the Greensboro Daily News, then moved to Washington, DC, where she was a free-lance writer and editor and co-authored several nonfiction books before turning full-time to fiction. Kate’s website: www.kateblackwell.com.
June is also the annual elections meeting for new officers of Eastern Shore Writers Association. An optional lunch follows the presentation, allowing time for networking among writers and guests.
ESWA welcomes everyone interested in the literary arts. For more information, see the ESWA website www.easternshorewriters.org, or e-mail ESHOREWRITER@aol.com, or write Wilson Wyatt, President, ESWA, P.O. Box 1773, Easton, MD 21601.