SFCC hosted Women Write: An interactive panel on April 16, 2019

Participants in the panel included Julia Goldberg, Jennifer Love, Kate McCahill, Jade McLellan and Alisa Valdes.

SFCC student Jade McLellan shares her thoughts as a writer and contributing editor of the Santa Fe Literary Review. At right, Alisa Valdes spoke about her many writing experiences.

Left to right, Julia Goldberg, Jennifer Love and Kate McCahill participated in the writers' panel.

Santa Fe Literary Review presented an interective panel: Women Write as part of the SFCC Readings in the Library series.

Julia Goldberg spoke about her perspective as a longtime journalist and editor. She emphasized the fact that reporters around the globe are risking their lives to tell important stories. Jennifer Love is a creative writing professor at IAIA and addressed telling truths boldly through fiction. Kate McCahill, SFCC instructor and author, talked about the dominance in travel writing by men and how she’s worked to tell travel stories from a different perspective. Jade McLellan spoke about reaching people through poetry. She is the editor-at-large of the Santa Fe Literary Review. Alisa Valdes, author of the Dirty Girls Social Club, talked about how she transitioned from journalism into fiction. Most recently she’s focused on screenwriting.

The Readings in the Library series continues this spring with great opportunities to hear the SFCC community share their writing. All readings take place in the SFCC Library Reading Room. The public is welcome.

Wednesday, May 1 beginning at 4:30 p.m.: Portfolio: SFCC Students Present Their Work with instructor Julia Deisler

Thursday, May 9 beginning at 5 p.m.: SFCC Faculty & Staff Reading. All faculty and staff members are welcome to participate. Sign up via email at sflr@sfcc.edu.

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