Mary Vensel White will discuss her “novel-in-moments,” Bellflower, with moderator Jessica Danger. The discussion will cover the author’s process of creating the novel, which consists of interconnected moments, scenes and stories spanning the lives of three central characters, and other aspects of the writing and publishing life.
Mary Vensel White is a graduate of the University of Denver and DePaul University, Chicago. Her writing has appeared in Catapult, The Rumpus, Lindenwood Review, The Wisconsin Review, Author Magazine, Fiction Advocate, and other places. She is a contributing editor at LitChat.com, owner/editor at TypeEighteenEditing.com, and on the board of the California Writers Club, Orange County. She is a writing teacher and speaker and has given presentations or workshops at the Southern California Writers Conference, SDSU Writers Conference, and the Tucson Festival of Books, among others. Her debut novel, The Qualities of Wood, was the first book published under HarperCollins’s Authonomy imprint. Her second novel, Bellflower, will be published in February, 2019. She lives in southern California with her four children. More info at maryvenselwhite.com.
Jessica Danger lives, writes, and teaches in Southern California with her family. She holds an MFA from Bennington College in Vermont. Her work has been published in several journals, including Gold Man Review and Thin Air Magazine. Her website is Jlynndanger.com..