Tips on Writing, Publishing & Widening Your Audience
9-Time Pushcart Prize Nominee & Author of 14 Books & Chapbooks
First Friday Network Meeting, December 7, 2018
9-11 AM Coco’s, 7887 Madison Avenue, Citrus Heights
Bring Market Leads & Marketing Tips
Carol Lynn Stevenson Grellas’ work has appeared in many publications and anthologies. She is a nine-time Pushcart Prize nominee and a six-time Best of the Net nominee. In 2012 her chapbook, Before I Go to Sleep won the Red Ochre Chapbook Contest. In 2018 her poem A Mall in California took 2nd place for the Jack Kerouac Poetry Prize.
Author of numerous chapbooks and full-length poetry collections, Carol also edits The Orchards Poetry Journal and serves as a member of the Sacramento Poetry Center Board of Directors and the Saratoga Author’s Hall of Fame. From her varied experience, Carol has amassed a lot of information on writing, publishing, and widening one’s audience.
Among her recent books and chapbooks: In the Making of Goodbyes, Clare Songbird Publishing House (2018); An Ode to Hope in the Midst of Pandemonium, Main Street Rag (2018); and Things I Can’t Remember to Forget, Prolific Press (2017). She has more collections due out in 2019.
Her recent awards include: Best of the Net Nominations, “After the Miscarriage,” Chantarelle’s Notebook 2018; and Pushcart Prize Nominations “Confessions at Midnight,” Clare Songbird Publishing House 2018, and “Motherless,” Sheila-Na-Gig 2016.
According to family lore, Carol is a direct descendant of Robert Louis Stevenson!
The California Writers Club–Sacramento Branch Networking Meeting is held the first Friday of every month at Coco’s Restaurant, 7887 Madison Avenue, Citrus Heights, at the corner of Madison and Sunrise, starting at 9 a.m. Meetings are free. Attendees pay for their own breakfast.
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