Office of Career Services

Careers in Writing: Creative Writing

6:30pm - 7:30pm CDT October 30, 2013

A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center, Prothro Room

The Careers in Writing series features alumni and other professionals with experience in a wide variety of roles featuring writing, including: creative writing, grant writing, technical writing, corporate communications, public affairs, legal writing, publishing and more. This session features novelist Susan Wittig Albert.

Susan Wittig Albert is the author of the upcoming novel, A Wilder Rose: Rose Wilder Lane, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Their Little Houses, the true, untold story of the writing of theLittle House books.

Her award-winning fiction, which has appeared on theNew York Times bestseller list, includes mysteries in the China Bayles series, the Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, and a series of Victorian-Edwardian mysteries she has written with her husband, Bill Albert, under the pseudonym of Robin Paige.

She has written two memoirs: An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days and Together, Alone: A Memoir of Marriage and Place, published by the University of Texas Press.

Her nonfiction titles include What Wildness is This: Women Write About the Southwest (winner of the 2009 Willa Award for Creative Nonfiction); With Courage and Common SenseWriting from Life: Telling the Soul’s Story; and Work of Her Own: A Woman’s Guide to Success Off the Career Track.

She is founder and past president of the Story Circle Network and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters.

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