Author of the Month with Amy Wallen

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Join us for a "delicious" and inspirational evening with multi-award winning author Amy Wallen and her book How to Write a Novel in 20 Pies: Sweet & Savory Secrets of Surviving the Writing Life. Amy is a novelist, memoirist, and writing coach, come learn her insider secrets on living the writing life, while literally celebrating Pi Day.

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About the book: Filled with chapters about writing, revising, submitting to an agent, and book promotion, this book combines Wallen's experienced writing advice with the brilliant illustrations of Emil Wilson, including recipes for literary success and the full recipes for 20 sweet and savory pies.

About the author: Bestselling author of a novel, and a memoir, Amy teaches writing workshops in California, France, and anywhere she’s invited, usually with pie. As writer-in-residence at Ocean Discovery Institute, Amy teaches personal storytelling to young people traditionally excluded from science due to race, income status, and educational opportunity. She was associate director of the New York State Summer Writers Institute for 7 years and founded DimeStories—three-minute stories told by the author and featured on NPR. You can join her for workshops at



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