Monthly Conversations Adele Annesi

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Author, Adele Annesi
Thursday, August 15
1 pm - 2:30 pm

The Art & Craft of Storytelling, With Notes on Publishing: Stories are individual in nature and nearly infinite in number, but how do writers tell them with insight, originality and mastery? This talk will cover the elements of the enduring art and craft of storytelling and its essential place in poetry, fiction and nonfiction, as well as provide an overview of today’s publishing environment. Appropriate for all those interested in how stories work. BIO Adele Annesi is an award-winning writer, editor and teacher, and co-author of Now What? The Creative Writer's Guide to Success After the MFA. A founder of the Ridgefield Writers Conference, freelance book editor and former development editor for Scholastic Publishing, Adele has published work with various venues, including Connecticut Muse, The Fairfield Review,  The Pittsburgh Quarterly, the Washington Independent Review of Books and Southern Literary Review, where she served as managing editor. Adele leads advanced fiction workshops for the Westport Writers’ Workshop, and is a member of the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association and Pen America. Her long-running editing blog for writers is Word for Words, and her website is This program is complementary to our Threads Members. Members need to register at the  Gallery prior to the program.  Admission is $5 for non-members. Seating is limited so advance registration is recommended.

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