Working with Words:
A workshop presented at the Peace Corps 41st Anniversary Conference

Saturday, June 22  1:30 pm–2:30 pm     Room: Executive

Workshops presented by Peace Corps Writers at the 41st Conference:

ePublishing & Self Publishing

The Peace Corps Novel as Literature

Poetry from the PC Experience

Publishing Translations

Travel Now, Write Later

Write a Novel in 101 Days

Write! Edit! Publish!

Writing about the Environment

Writing Children's Books

Writing Your Peace Corps Story

Working with Words

These professional RPCV writers discuss the different paths (and what it takes) to establishing a career as a writer in newspapers, magazines, and television.
Tim Carroll (Nigeria 1963-65, PC/CD Pakistan 1990-91, Poland 1991-94, Russia 1994-95).
John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962–64) is the editor of and Living On The Edge: Fiction by Peace Corps Writers. He lives in Pelham Manor, New York.

Karen DeWitt (Ethiopia 1966–68) is a writer/producer. She has been a staff writer for The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and a senior producer at ABC’s “Nightline.” She lives in Washington, D.C.

Joanne Omang (Turkey 1964-66) author of Incident at Akabal.

Maureen Orth (Colombia 1964–66) is a special correspondent for Vanity Fair. She is the author of Vulgar Favors: Andrew Cunanan, Gianni Versace and the Largest Failed Manhumt in U.S. History.

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