Tune in to this special Fiction Weekend Launch featuring selected readings from Saturday workshop facilitators Dylan Roche, Kenton Kilgore, Ariele Sieling, and Eastern Shore Writer-in-Residence, Tara Campbell -- Live on Zoom, with Thursdays with ESWA!
Dylan Roche is a novelist, playwright, journalist, copywriter, blogger, editor, and creative writing coach with years of professional experience in a breadth of writing-related endeavors. Whether he’s writing magazine features about fitness and nutrition, farcical sitcoms for the stage, or ad copy for small businesses, he loves connecting with and resonating with readers. His first novel, The Purple Bird, a YA fantasy adventure, debuted in 2019. He lives in Annapolis with his dog, Tyrion the corgi, and when he’s not writing, he can usually be found going on long-distance runs.
Kenton Kilgore is the author of the sci-fi/fantasy novels This Wasted Land; Dragontamer's Daughters; Lost Dogs and its upcoming sequel, Stray Cats. He also co-wrote the children's picture book Our Wild Place, as well as Hand-Selling Books: Making Money and Winning Fans, a non-fiction guide to help writers sell books in person. Kenton is the Past President of the Eastern Shore Writers Association (ESWA), and has presented several times at ESWA's annual Bay to Ocean Writers Conference. He and his wife live on Kent Island, MD with too many dogs and cats.
Ariele Sieling is a science fiction and fantasy writer who enjoys books (obviously), cats, and trees. She has twenty-five books published, most of which are in three scifi series: post-apocalyptic monsters in Land of Szornyek; soft science fiction series, The Sagittan Chronicles; and scifi fairytale retellings in Rove City. She has also had numerous short stories published in a variety of anthologies and magazines and is the author of the book for authors: How To Build A Book Marketing Strategy.
She lives with her spouse, enormous Great Pyrenees dog, and two cats.
Tara Campbell is a writer, teacher, Kimbilio Fellow, and fiction co-editor at Barrelhouse. She received her MFA from American University, and teaches creative writing at American University, The Writer’s Center, Barrelhouse, Politics & Prose, Catapult, and The National Gallery of Art. Her work has earned multiple fellowships and awards from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Previous publication credits include SmokeLong Quarterly, Masters Review, Wigleaf, Jellyfish Review, Booth, Strange Horizons, and CRAFT Literary. Campbell is also the author of a novel, TreeVolution, and four collections: Circe's Bicycle, Midnight at the Organporium, Political AF: A Rage Collection, and Cabinet of Wrath: A Doll Collection. Connect with her at www.taracampbell.com or on Twitter: @TaraCampbellCom or IG: @thetreevolution
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