In The Margins E12: Writing out of Silence

An Interview with Melissa Hansard, Founder, Women Writers of the Triad

Get inspired every 1st and 3rd Tuesday! Produced by tatestreeet.org, “In the Margins” is a dialogue with Tate Street Managing Editor, Abigail Browning, and special guests about the creative process of writing, publishing, and the inside knowledge of the literary world.  Listeners of all skills, backgrounds, and interests are invited to share in the conversation with editors, writers, and creative minds.

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E12 Guest: Founder Melissa Hassard

Melissa HassardIn this episode we speak with Melissa Hassard, partner and Director of Marketing of Sable Books, a publishing, design and consulting company that assists writers with publishing and marketing their work. She established Women Writers of the Triad in 2012, with the goal of building a gathering of women writers who support all writers. Through community programs, readings, and workshops, they offer opportunities for writers at all levels to write, create, express and grow in their craft.

Podcast Notes:

Women Writers of the Triad: wwot.org

  • Audres Lorde’s quote: “Your silence will not protect you.”
  • Mission: “to support, encourage, and nurture each other while working to find our voice, and hone our craft.“
  • UNC Greensboro Communication Studies: admissions.uncg.edu/major-communication-studies.php

Writers Group of the Triad: triadwriters.org

North Carolina Triad: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piedmont_Triad

Tate Street Coffee House: www.tatestreetcoffeehouse.com

VIDA: www.vidaweb.org

Commission on the Status of Women: www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=730

Sable Books: sablebooks.org

Inspirational writers:

About: In the Margins

ITM Abigail Browning Producers: Ray Crampton and Abigail Browning
Produced by: tatestreet.org
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