Cover Photo: Don’t Write Alone Weekend Recap by Julie Buntin

Don’t Write Alone Weekend Recap

Writing is, at its most basic level, the desire to connect. Our first Don’t Write Alone weekend was a celebration of that fact.

about all the ways character is revealed by what we say or choose not to say, by gesture and subtext. As ever, she was fierce and smart and so funny that one student later asked me if she did standup. At our lunch panel, publishing luminaries Cal Morgan, Kevin Nguyen, Monika Woods, and Yuka Igarashi talked about how they find new voices and ways writers can connect with their future publishers.

who shared their publication stories and gave us a firsthand look into what it’s like to debut.

Julie Buntin is the  director of writing programs at Catapult. Her debut novel, Marlena, was published by Henry Holt in spring 2017.  Order here