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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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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!

Decatur Book Festival 2018

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...

3rd Annual Broadleaf Writers Conference

It's an honor to be joining fellow writers for the 3rd Annual Broadleaf Writers Conference, 22-23 September, at the Decatur Library in downtown Decatur, GA. Come on out and join the fun!

Join me for “Write Your First Novel”

North Georgia friends! I'm teaching a lifelong learning class (what other kind of learning is there?), "Write Your First Novel," at UNG-Dahlonega on Monday nights, 6-8 pm, for a few weeks this fall. It should be fun and I hope it draws an interesting mix of locals and...

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Contact: Nicole Angeloro

Literary Agent

Henry Dunow

      Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency

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