06/04 June Member Meeting with Angela Jackson-Brown

Enjoy an evening with fellow IWC members and friends. Share your good news. Be informed on the happenings of the IWC. And hear a featured writer speak on the craft each month.

Featured Speaker: Angela Jackson-Brown
Location: Indiana Writers Center at the Indianapolis Opera – RSVP Required
Cost: Free for members; $20.00 for nonmembers

Making Magic with Your Words: Writing Lyrical Prose

So often as writers, we struggle to make our prose come to life and sound magical on the page. Come join Angela Jackson-Brown as she guides you through techniques to write evocative prose, showing you how view every sentence as a story, in and of itself.


About the speaker:


Angela Jackson-Brown is an award-winning writer, poet and playwright who is an Associate Professor in the creative writing program at Indiana University in Bloomington. She also teaches in the graduate program at the Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University in Louisville, KY. She is a graduate of Troy University, Auburn University and the Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University. She has published her short fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry in journals like The Louisville Journal and the Appalachian Review. She is the author of Drinking From a Bitter Cup, House Repairs, When Stars Rain Down and The Light Always Breaks. Her novels have received starred reviews from the Library Journal and glowing reviews from Alabama Public Library, Buzzfeed, Parade Magazine, and Women’s Weekly, just to name a few. When Stars Rain Down was named a finalist for the 2021 David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction, longlisted for the Granum Foundation Award, and shortlisted for the 2022 Indiana Authors Award. In October of 2023, Angela’s next novel, Homeward, a follow-up to When Stars Rain Down, will be published by Harper Muse.

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