Friday, May 20, 2011

Author Sandi Shelton at New Haven Public Library June 1

New Haven Register reporter/columnist and author Sandi Shelton will offer a writing workshop at 6 p.m.  June 1 at New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm St.
Shelton's novels include "Kissing Games of the World,"  ("An absolute treat"--Publisher's Weekly); A Piece of Normal ("A fine blend of humor and poignancy"--Hartford Courant); and What Comes After Crazy ("Zany and affecting"--People Magazine)
Participants will have the chance to win a signed copy of her newest book, "The Stuff That Never Happened"  (written as Maddie Dawson, which Stewart O'Nan, author of "Songs for the Missing," calls "a paean to family happiness as much as romance." 
Read more about Shelton at

The workshop is suitable for writers at all levels, but focusing on those who have an idea in mind but may not have completed a book project before. Shelton "will offer insight into both the writing process and how to get published," the statement said.

A $5 fee will be collected at the door, and participants are asked to bring their own writing materials. Space is limited, and advance registration is required, online at or by calling the library at 203-946-8835. Free parking is available.

Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed

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