Industry & Advocacy News
October 23, 2019
AUTHORS GUILD LAUNCHES REGIONAL
CHAPTER IN PHOENIX METRO AREA TO SUPPORT THE CAREERS OF PROFESSIONAL WRITERS &
Inaugural meeting November 3 at Seasons 52-Biltmore open to all interested writers
Phoenix (October 23, 2019): The Authors Guild, the nation’s largest and oldest nonprofit organization for professional writers, announced that it has established a regional chapter in the Phoenix metro area, expanding the number of regional chapters in the U.S. to 15. The chapter will serve working fiction writers, nonfiction writers, poets, children’s book writers, academic writers, journalists and other authors of books residing in the Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa and Tempe areas.
What: The first gathering of the newly formed Phoenix chapter of the Authors Guild. Enjoy drinks and light refreshments while you get to know fellow Phoenix authors and discuss ways to help ensure a fruitful future for Arizona’s writing community. We will also talk about what topics that you would like to see addressed at future meetings related to the business of writing.
November 3 from 3:00-6:00 pm
Where: Seasons 52 – Biltmore,
2502 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Current and prospective members of the Authors Guild strongly encouraged
to attend as well as local writers currently pursuing or interested in pursuing
publishing opportunities. Local writers
and Authors Guild ambassadors Brandy Rae Ramirez and Shay Vasudeva co-lead the
Brandy Ramirez is a professional
writer, editor, educator, and author. She has 10+ years of business writing and
media experience, 20+ years of creative writing and communications experience,
and close to a decade of teaching experience at the university level. As an
indigenous Latina author, Brandy loves the stories that power the southwest and
her culture, particularly magic realism. When she’s not writing, she’s spending
time with her large, loud, and beautiful family, or simply observing humanity
for the next story idea.
Shay Vasudeva, MA (Psychology), MS (Kinesiology, Pending),
NFPT-CPT, NASM-CPT-CES, THSA-CNT, and Black Belt Karate instructor is an
author, teaching professional, speaker, coach, and cat lover! Her passion is to
help people become the best version of themselves by using an interdisciplinary
and holistic approach through her company, ShaytheCoach. Her published works are
academic in nature, including scholarly journal articles, writing and
developing college level courses, and blogging for health-related companies
about psychology and kinesiology related topics.
event is free.
For more info/RSVP: email@example.com