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Sunday, April 7 • 10:00am - 11:15am
9D: Public Speaking for Writers
Limited Capacity seats available

As your writerly prominence grows, opportunities to read, present, and promote your work in public become ever-more important. In this interactive class, participants will learn how to enunciate, project, and command a room. With examples from prose and poetry, participants will learn the importance of speaking with confidence to engage various audiences. You'll craft a basic 30-second elevator pitch of your work and receive helpful critiques. Come ready to listen, read, discuss the art of public speaking, and expect to leave with improved presentation skills and boosted confidence.

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Shirley Jones-Luke

Fiction Writer
Shirley Jones-Luke is a poet, a writer and a public speaker. Ms. Luke lives in Boston, Mass. She has an MA in Integrated Communications from Emerson College, an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College and an MA in English from UMass Boston. Shirley attended Writer's Workshops... Read More →

Sunday April 7, 2019 10:00am - 11:15am EDT
St. James Room - 4th Floor