MWA Announces Keynote Speaker for 2010 Conference: Author Roxana Robinson

Photo of Roxana RobinsonThe Maryland Writers’ Association announces that the keynote speaker for our annual statewide writers’ conference on April 24, 2010 will be novelist, biographer, and columnist Roxana Robinson.

Ms. Robinson will address the topic of writing as a unique occupation, and the will discuss the writer’s life, its complexities, frustrations and rewards.

Ms. Robinson is the author of eight books, four of which were named as New York Times Notable Books, and two of which were New York Times Editors’ Choices.

Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s, Daedalus, One-Story, The American Scholar, PEN Journal, Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere. Her non-fiction has appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and elsewhere.

For more information about the conference, please visit our conference page.

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