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Stacia Pelletier

Read. Write. Revise. Repeat.

Stacia Pelletier is the author of Accidents of Providence and The Half Wives, both of which were shortlisted for the Townsend Prize in Fiction. She earned graduate degrees in religion and historical theology from Emory University. She has been a Woodruff Fellow, a W.M. Keck Foundation Fellow, and a fellow of the Hambidge Center. She works at Emory University as a speechwriter and has taught creative writing at Candler School of Theology, Wake Forest School of Divinity, and the University of North Georgia.  

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Praise for

The Half Wives

“Part historical fiction, part heartbreaking romance, part bildungsroman, this book takes readers on a journey rich with detail and darkness.” – Seattle Book Review

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Speechwriting 101

I'll be at the Decatur Writers Studio on February 1, 2020 to teach a crash course in speechwriting. Please consider enrolling if you have an interest in this field. No prior experience required....

Red Clay Writers Conference 9 November 2019

I'm thrilled to be leading a workshop, "Un-workshopping Your Novel: writing by instinct and turning your 'characters' into 'people'" at the Red Clay Writers Conference 2019. Let's see if my attempt to be clever catches up with me on this one. Check out the schedule...

Write Your First Novel

Join me at the University of North Georgia's Dahlonega campus on Saturday, September 28, 2019, for a one-day seminar designed to help you jump start that novel you've always wanted to write. Interested? Register through the UNG Continuing Education office! All...

Decatur Book Festival 2019

I'll be at the nation's largest independent book festival this Labor Day weekend, where I get to moderate a discussion on WOMEN WIELDING POWER with Cai Emmons and Jessica Handler. Lucky me!

Otherwise known as “Drink & Think”

I'm going to be participating in Accent Cellars's (Cellars'? Darn possessives!) monthly Wine and Words event on Sunday, August 18, 4-6 p.m. Stop by to buy a great bottle of North Georgia wine and talk with me... about books, writing, wine, procrastination, having a...

Dahlonega Literary Festival

I'll be speaking at the DLF on March 1, 2019. Come join this amazing community festival run by some pretty amazing volunteers!

Writing a Life

A continuing education class can be a great place to find community. I learned that these past six weeks while teaching a night class, "Write Your First Novel," at the University of North Georgia. What a fantastic group of adult learners. I had an accountant, a...

A Novel Idea

OTP friends, come join! I'm thrilled to joining the next A NOVEL IDEA literary cafe, taking place November 11 in Alpharetta. Should be a great conversation.

Milton Literary Festival 2018

I'm looking forward to joining this fantastic group of writers for the 2018 Milton Literary Festival on November 10. Come on out and enjoy a great weekend festival!

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Contact: Nicole Angeloro

Literary Agent

Henry Dunow

      Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency

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