Well-depicted female bonds in Literary Fiction and one Memoir.
Intimate. Challenging. Supportive. Absorbing. Provocative.
Close friendships between two women can be all of these things and many more -- sometimes all at once.
Just as no woman -- no human being -- is like another, so too are bonds between women diverse, and just as women as individuals continue to develop throughout life, so too can the bonds between them.
Kate Chopin (1850–1904) is an American writer best known for her stories about the inner lives of sensitive, daring women. She is widely recognized as one of America’s essential authors. Chopin started writing in her thirties and within a decade published ninety five short stories, two novels as well as several poems and critical essays..
by David Hoof, Professor Emeritus of Writing, Georgetown University
David Hoof, Professor Emeritus of Writing, Georgetown University, will offer three workshops on Beginning the Novel.
Please join us on Saturdays - November 7, 14, and 21, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Please call or email to register : 202-727-0232, firstname.lastname@example.org
Award-winning DC poet Roberta Beary will read from her published works. Roberta studied haiku in Japan. Her individual poems, an unconventional hybrid of haiku and senryu, have been honored throughout North America, Europe and Asia for their innovative style.
Her book of short poems, The Unworn Necklace(Snapshot Press, 2007), was a finalist for the William Carlos Williams Book Award (Poetry Society of America) and was named a Haiku Society of America Merit Book Award prize winner.
Novels set in boarding school are perfect for the reader who may care for realistic stories over science fiction and fantasy but still want a good dose of escapism. Although most of the books here fall under contemporary or realistic fiction, the boarding schools almost feel like separate worlds. Each of these institutions has a history and characters whose stories long to be told. These novels are written for a young adult audience but can be enjoyed by adult readers as well.