2017 Annual April Guild Conference

"Diverse Inspirations:  Connecting the Dots"

Opening Keynote Speaker Session with Nina Sankovitch

Saturday, April 29 at 9 am

Diversity of Inspiration: Finding Ideas for Writing in Letters, Journals, Photographs, and Other Magical Sources

What inspires writing?  Where do those magical ideas come from? An award-winning author and teacher, Keynote Speaker Nina Sankovitch will explore sources of inspiration across the creative spectrum.  She will share from her own experience, and connect diverse concepts for sowing the seeds that yield great writing.

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Keynote Speaker Bio:

Nina Sankovitch is the author of three books of nonfiction, Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading; Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Celebrating the Joys of Letter Writing; and The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family.  She has written for the New York Times and has is a contributing blogger for The Huffington Post.  Additionally, Nina writes about books, letters, and life on her own blog, www.readallday.org.  As a graduate of Tufts University and Harvard Law School, Sankovitch grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and now lives in Connecticut with her family.