Hollihock Writers Conference 2020 (VIRTUAL!)
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Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, and World Fantasy nominated author of THE BLACK GOD'S DRUMS and THE HAUNTING OF TRAM CAR 015.
Senior Lecturer of Writing, Arts & Sciences Writing Program, Boston University. He is the author of four poetry books.
Coach, editor, and book proposals. She's a Partner with The Write Coach. Publications include Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Poet, translator, and co-director of Zephyr Press. He has published three chapbooks and one full book.
Her picture book THANK YOU, OMU! won a Caldecott Medal in 2019. Her book artwork has also been applauded.
Editor of fiction, memoir, and poetry. She’s been in publishing for 20 years, and has worked on all kinds of books.
Award-winning author that provides coaching, manuscript evals, and editing services for fiction and creative nonfiction.
MFA Director at WCSU. Author of THE LANGUAGE OF MEN: A MEMOIR, which received the PEN/NE Discovery Prize.
Award-winning author of Boston-based crime fiction, including the Tucker Mysteries.
Coach, editor, author, and Writers’ Loft Director, she strives to help authors become more prolific storytellers.
Widely published poet and writer, previous poet laureate, 7th degree black belt, and healing movements arts instructor.
Leverages 10+ years in the publishing industry to help authors discover their purpose, strategy, and marketing tactics.
Author of BROKEN BORDERS and UNNECESSARY TATTOO; TV host of FOR THE LOVE OF WORDS; a MassPoetry rep for Bristol County.
Writer, dancer, and educator. She is the author of the bestselling historical novel FAINT PROMISE OF RAIN.
Faculty at Bridgewater State University and at Bristol Community College. He is currently writing a nine-book series.
Haitian-born poet, educator, speaker, publisher, and social advocate. Author of WHEN MY BODY WAS A CLINCHED FIST.
Reporter and producer for WKU Public Radio in Kentucky.
Program Manager at What Cheer Writers Club in Providence. She has ten years of book industry experience.
Writing instructor at Hartwick College and author of two short story collections.
Specializes in publicity campaigns for literary and commercial fiction. She has 20+ years working with major publishers.
Her debut novel DEAR RACHEL MADDOW won a 2016 PEN New England award. She is also the author of two YA novels.
Award-winning author of seven published novels for children. Her most recent historical fiction book is THE DEGENERATES.
Playwright, speculative novelist, and education activist. Founder of the Octavia Project. Her debut novel is THE SEEP.
Award-winning author, editor, journalist, and entrepreneur with 20+ yrs of experience. Founder of BEOP editing services.
Former advertising writer and journalist turned fiction writer and editor. Chapter President at MWA-NE.
Retired attorney living her dream life as a writer. She is a member of Sisters in Crime.
Irish-born writer of five books. Stories/essays placed in Creative Nonfiction, Salon, Boston Globe Magazine, and others.
Writer, Educator. He is the Founder of the Hollihock Writers Conference and www.hollihock.com.
Award-winning author of five novels. Her most recent novel, WRITERS & LOVERS, was recently published in March.
Her first novel, TOPICS OF CONVERSATION, is for readers of Sally Rooney, Rachel Cusk, Lydia Davis, and Jenny Offill.
Nonfiction Professor at SUNY who recently completed first full-length memoir, WITHOUT SHAME: LEARNING TO BE ME.
American musician and author who gained widespread acclaim for his 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning debut novel, TINKERS.
Editor-in-Chief of Solstice Literary Mag, educator, and author of the novel HORSEFEVER, a Midwest Book Awards finalist.
Author of THE ARTSTARS: STORIES (IU Press) and THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF THE BEGINNING (Ploughshares Solos).
Lauren has worked in the publishing industry, taught creative writing at Brown, Emerson, and Rutgers.
Author of WHAT SHINES FROM IT. Her fiction and essays have appeared in Paper Darts, Hobart, Split Lip, and more
Literary agent for LaFarge Agency with a focus on representing nonfiction books. 30+ years of publishing experience.
New York Times bestselling author and Senior Editor at ZORA Magazine.
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