Okay for reals though…Mark Hoffmann (me) is an author/illustrator and professor. His newest picture book, FRUIT BOWL, is his first foray into writing, but it won’t be his last.
Jim DeFilippi was born and raised in Duck Alley, on Long Island, and has been writing and living on a dirt road in northern Vermont since 1973. He is a husband of many years, a father of two, a grandfather, a retired school teacher, a special-needs bus driver, a Vietnam Era veteran, a popular speechmaker and story teller, a former newspaper columnist, a former small town newspaper editor, and a cigar maker.
His novels have been highly praised by Publishers Weekly and other publications.
Cindy Veach has lived on the North Shore (Manchester-by-the-Sea) for 25 years. She received an MFA from the University of Oregon.
Jennifer Martelli’s debut poetry collection, The Uncanny Valley, was published in 2016 by Big Table Publishing Company.
Word Up Next Word Up Next is a listing of writers’ events in Salem and nearby towns. Want to add something to the calendar? Email email@example.com. Monday, March 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Witch City Writers Group Meet up and Write, Atomic Cafe, 268 Cabot St., Beverly Let’s set aside some time to do some writing. [….]
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Longform Writers’ Group Writers swap essays, memoir, and fiction and gather monthly to provide feedback. We usually meet the second Tuesday of the month. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thursday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m. The Cellar Continues Presents Poet Colleen Michaels, Beverly Depot, 10 Park Street, Beverly Come hear [….]