MWC is thrilled to welcome award-winner author Lyz Lenz to be the keynote speaker for our 2020 Writers’ Conference. Lenz will appear at a special livestream event on Thursday, June 25, and will lead a virtual master class on Friday, June 26, both entitled “Writing for Change.”
Lyz Lenz’s writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, The Washington Post, the Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, Pacific Standard, and others. Her book GOD LAND was published in 2019, through Indiana University Press. Her second book BELABORED is due out from Bold Type Books on August 11, 2020. Lyz’s essay “All the Angry Women” was also included in the anthology NOT THAT BAD edited by Roxane Gay. Lyz received her MFA in creative writing from Lesley University. She lives in Iowa with her two kids and two cats and is a columnist for the Cedar Rapids Gazette.
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Schedule for Conference Keynote Events with Lyz Lenz
Thursday, June 25, 7:00-8:00 p.m. CST – Virtual Keynote Address and Q & A
Friday, June 26, 12:00-1:00 p.m. CST – Virtual Master Class (included with registration fee; $30 without registration fee)