Writing Group Matchmaking with Allison Ellis
Calling all writers looking to partner up! This event is for anyone looking to join a new writing group, change up the dynamics of their existing group, or those who might be wondering what a healthy and successful writing group even is. We’ll begin with some fun writing prompts and warm-up icebreakers — and then the matchmaking will begin!
Allison Ellis’ writing has been published in The New York Times, The Ploughshares blog, Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies, Amazon Original Stories, SELF, Marie Claire, Redbook, and The Washington Post. In 2016, her essay, “Hold On” won the Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Award in the short nonfiction category, and her forthcoming memoir, Ready About is the 2021 recipient of the First Pages Prize/Sandra Carpenter Prize for Creative Nonfiction. She holds an MFA from Bennington Writing Seminars (2021) and a BA from Smith College in American Studies. Read more of her work at allisonellis.com