Writing From the Margins: How to Get Published Without an MFA


November 12, 2023 from 2 to 4 p.m. (EST)/11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (PT). Join bestselling novelist Rene Denfeld, author of The Child Finder, The Enchanted and The Butterfly Girl, as she shares her secrets for getting published without a MFA. The survivor of a traumatic background, Rene was homeless as a child and has a 9th grade formal education. She went on to create a successful writing career while working and raising children. In this class Rene will break down the myths that writers need a MFA, and offer many tips for getting published no matter what your background. This class is appropriate for anyone who is trying to become a published writer, including empty nest parents, those with day jobs, and those from marginalized communities. 

Class Details

Cost: $89

Format: Online

November 12, 2023 from 2 to 4 p.m. (EST)/11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (PT)

Additional Information

For other inquiries, contact info@zibbyclasses.com

About the Instructor

Rene Denfeld the author of three novels, and the forthcoming Sleeping Giants (Harper 2024). Her literary thrillers have won numerous prestigious awards, including a French Prix, an ALA Medal for Excellence in fiction listing, a Flaherty Dunnan listing, and an IMPAC listing. Margaret Atwood has termed her novels "astonishing." By day Rene works as a licensed death row investigator, and is the past Chief Investigator for a public defense office. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she is the happy mother to kids from foster care. You can learn more about her at www.renedenfeld.com

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