Saturday, December 18th
Lawrence Public Library: 10 to noon
The Two I’s of Writing
Join Julie A. Sellers (D1) as she discusses the two i’s of writing: inspiration and intentionality, and reads from her recent publication, Kindred Verse: Poems Inspired by Anne of Green Gables. Julie will share tips for looking for inspiration (ideas), and techniques she uses to be intentional about writing. Attendees will have the opportunity to try out some of these techniques by participating in short writing activities.
A native of Kansas, Julie A. Sellers earned Bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and French, a Master’s in Spanish Literature from Kansas State University, a Master’s in International Studies and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Wyoming. Julie is the author of three academic monographs on Dominican music and identity, and her creative prose and poetry have appeared in publications such as 105 Meadowlark Reader, Cagibi, Wanderlust, The Very Edge, Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies, Unlost, and Kansas Time + Place. Julie was the Kansas Author’s Club’s 2020 Prose Writer of the Year. Her book Kindred Verse: Poems Inspired by Anne of Green Gables (Blue Cedar Press) was released in 2021.