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Rebecca McClanahan
Readings, talks, and other events
Rebecca travels extensively to conduct:

• readings of her work (nonfiction and poetry)
• lectures about the writing process
• talks based on her writing text, Word Painting
• keynote addresses at writers' conferences
• presentations about family history memoirs
• radio and television interviews
• inspirational talks for new writers
• specialized talks on the writing craft: description, family history, memoir, structure and shape, revision, publishing, etc.
• book club discussions talks designed for writing teachers at all levels


CALIFORNIA Santa Barbara Community College, University of Southern California 
FLORIDA Florida International University
GEORGIA University of Georgia, Associated Writing Programs conference in Atlanta, Harriet Austin Writers Conference
IDAHO University of Idaho 
LOUISIANA Associated Writing Programs Conference, New Orleans
ILLINOIS Associated Writing Programs Conference, Chicago 
IOWA NonFiction Now Conference, Iowa City Mount Mercy College
MASSACHUSETTS Curry College, Milton, Commonwealth Bookstore, Boston 
MISSOURI Lyon College
NEW YORK CITY American Society of Journalists & Authors, The Writer's Voice, The Writers Studio, The New School, CUNY Graduate Center, Writer Nights on Broadway at Lincoln Center, American Place Theatre, National Arts Club, Poetry Society of America, KGB Bar, Barnes & Noble, Posman Books, Cornelia St. Café, The Ear Inn 
NEW YORK STATE, State University of New York, Brockport, State University of New York, Farmingdale, Hudson Valley Writers Center, Sleepy Hollow, Pace University, Pleasantville, 
NORTH CAROLINA, Mint Museum of Art, Davidson College, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Queens University, Charlotte, Catawba College, Salisbury, Wake Technical College, Raleigh, Meredith College, Raleigh, Novella Festival of Reading, Charlotte, Regulator Bookshop, Durham, Malaprops Books, Asheville, Wildacres Writers Workshop, Little Switzerland, Charlotte Writers Club, North Carolina Writers Conference, North Carolina Women Writers Conference, Winston-Salem, Asheville Poetry Festival, Central Piedmont Community College 
OHIO Kenyon College, Ashland University, Denison University, Ohio university, Hiram College, Ohio State University, Antioch Writers Conference, Columbus College of Arts and Design, Barnes & Noble, Columbus
PENNSYLVANIA, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Germantown Academy, Washington, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg 
RHODE ISLAND Community College of Rhode Island, Providence
SOUTH CAROLINA, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, University of South Carolina, Aiken, Francis Marion College, Florence, Wofford College, Greenville, Presbyterian College, Clinton, Governor's School for the Arts, Greenville. Poetry Society of South Carolina, Charleston, Hub City Writers Conference, Greenville 
TEXAS, Associated Writing Programs Conference, Austin 
VERMONT, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Middlebury, 
VIRGINIA, Longwood College, Farmville, Randolph-Macon Women's College, Piedmont Community College, Charlottesville, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, James Madison University, Harrisonburg
WASHINGTON Rainier Writing Workshop, Tacoma 
WEST VIRGINIA West Virginia University, Morgantown

Rebecca addresses students and faculty
at Bluffton University

Excerpt from The Riddle Song and Other Rememberings

Excerpt from talk: "Composting/Composing: Thoughts on the Writing and Reading Life"