Blake Kimzey to speak at Writers’ Guild of Texas

The Writers’ Guild of Texas (WGT) is a nonprofit organization serving the writing community of Texas.

The Writers’ Guild of Texas provides peer support, information exchange, and formal and informal self-education opportunities for published and not-yet-published writers.

Our meetings are full of interesting and informative presentations from various experts in the publishing industry, from authors to editors to publishers

Author and teacher, Blake Kimzey will present “Writing Out of the Wilderness: How to Survive Rejection and Forge a Path to Publication.”

Monday, May 18, 2015 

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m

The Basement

Richardson Public Library, 900 Civic Center Drive, Richardson, Texas 75080

Blake Kimzey promo photo

Blake Kimzey is a graduate of the MFA Programs In Writing at UC Irvine and the recipient of a generous Emerging Writer Grant from The Elizabeth George Foundation. His work has been broadcast on NPR, performed on stage in Los Angeles, and published widely in Australia, England, France, and the United States.

His chapbook of short tales, Families Among Us, a 2014 indie bestseller, won the 2013 Black River Chapbook Competition and was published by Black Lawrence Press in September 2014. Blake has taught creative writing at UC Irvine and the University of Texas at Dallas. He recently completed his first novel. 

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