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.
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
News and Updates
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...
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...
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!
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...
I'll be speaking at the DLF on March 1, 2019. Come join this amazing community festival run by some pretty amazing volunteers!
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...
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.
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!
Had a great time at this year's Broadleaf Writers Conference -- wonderful people, great discussions.
I'm thrilled to be serving as a moderator for what should be a really interesting panel (please ignore the DBF's misspelling in their title, though! The editor in me wants to take a red pen and correct it for them): Socialites and Sororities, on September 1 at 5:30...
Contact: Nicole Angeloro
Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency