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The Compartmentalized Life: Writing While Teaching While Parenting

  • Oregon Convention Center: Level One; D139-140 Portland, Oregon (map)

I’ll be presenting on a panel with four other fantastic writer-teacher-parents, including my husband (!!!), at this year’s AWP conference in Portland, Oregon.

Here’s the event description: Is it possible to teach, write, and have a life? This panel will examine how writers who are academics and parents navigate the elusive idea of “work/life” balance. What do you do when summer residencies (or summers in general) aren’t an option? Drawing from personal experience, the panelists—including one dual-career couple—will discuss how to balance writing, teaching, and family obligations—and offer tips for both structuring our lives and re-framing our expectations.

Join us!

Earlier Event: March 28
AWP Off-Site Reading
Later Event: April 2
The Great Flood Panel Discussion