Beyond Graduate School: The Working Writer on Saturday, May 30

Beyond Graduate School: The Working Writer is taking place on Saturday, May 30, in Wieboldt Hall (339 East Chicago Avenue, Northwestern’s Chicago campus), Room 408. The event is free and open to the public.

Schedule of Events 

1010:50 a.m.
Literary Citizenship: The Benefits of Getting Involved
Three writers/editors discuss the advantages of getting involved in the literary community
Panelists: Adrienne Gunn (TriQuarterly), Naomi Huffman (Curbside Splendor Publishing), Mare Swallow (Chicago Writers Conference)
1111:50 a.m.
Navigating Freelance Writing

Three MFA graduates share their advice for working as freelance writers
Panelists: Authors Kevin Davis, Julianne Hill, Gretchen Kalwinski

1–1:50 p.m.
A Writer’s Guide to Publishing

How and when to send your work to editors and agents
Panelists: Authors Christine Sneed and Scott Blackwood

2–2:50 p.m.
Teaching Artists: Teaching Opportunities Outside Academia

Chicago offers a myriad of options for teaching writing in the community
Panelists: Performers/teachers Dana Norris and Scott Whitehair

Beyond Graduate School is sponsored by: NU’s School of Professional Studies MA/MFA in Creative Writing Program.

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