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Focus on Fiction

Panel Discussion featuring members of the Tall Poppy Writers

2021-01-19 19:00:00 2021-01-19 20:00:00 America/New_York Focus on Fiction Virtual Princeton Public Library

Tuesday, January 19
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-01-19 19:00:00 2021-01-19 20:00:00 America/New_York Focus on Fiction Amy Impellizzeri, Sadeqa Johnson and Kelly Simmons. discuss the writing life and their most recent books. The Tall Poppy Writers is a cross-genre, cross-publisher women’s author collective. Virtual Princeton Public Library

Amy Impellizzeri, Sadeqa Johnson and Kelly Simmons. discuss the writing life and their most recent books. The Tall Poppy Writers is a cross-genre, cross-publisher women’s author collective.

Amy Impellizzeri,  a self-described "reformed corporate litigator," is an award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction. Her latest novel, "I Know How This Ends," is a follow up to her bestselling debut, "Lemongrass Hope." Amy is past president of the Women’s Fiction Writer’s Association, a 2018 Writer-In-Residence at Ms-JD.org, recipient of Ms. JD’s Road Less Traveled Award, faculty member in Drexel University’s master's program in creative writing and a frequen invited speaker at legal conferences and writing workshop. 

Sadeqa Johnson is the award-winning author of four novels. Her accolades include the National Book Club Award, the Phillis Wheatley Book Award, and the USA Best Book Award for Best Fiction. She is a Kimbilio Fellow and a former board member of the James River Writers. Originally from Philadelphia, she lives near Richmond, VA, with her husband and three children. 

Kelly Simmons is a former journalist, advertising creative director and the author of six novels sold in a dozen countries: "Standing Still," "The Bird House," "One More Day," "The Fifth of July," "Where She Went" and "Not My Boy." She teaches in the Drexel University master's program, and is a member of WFWA, Tall Poppy Writers and The Liars Club, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping fledgling novelists. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Talks |

TAGS: | fiction | author talk |

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