Allison K Williams: Other Ways to Tell Your Story

Allison K Williams, who teaches workshops on blogging and essays and who has her own podcast, will show you how to tell your story through these short forms. Even if a book is not your thing—or not your thing, yet—Allison will show you how to get your voice out there and how to build a readership for your story.

Allison K WilliamsAllison K Williams is a memoirist, essay writer and travel journalist,  who has written about race, culture and comedy for National Public Radio, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and Travelers’ Tales. Her fiction has appeared in Crossed Genres, Smokelong Quarterly and Deep South; essays in Kenyon Review Online, Prairie Schooner, The Drum and Brevity. Her humor writing was a Mark Twain Award winner; she has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. As a storyteller, Allison has appeared onstage at London’s Theatre Royal and Rich Mix, India’s Filocafe, and is a two-time winner of The Moth StorySLAM.

Notes/links from her presentation:
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