Category Archives: Speakers

April 27, 2019 Speaker

Carla Kirchner is a poet, fiction writer, and Assistant Professor of Language and Literature at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, MO. Her poetry chapbook, The Physics of Love, won the 2016 Concrete Wolf Press Chapbook Contest and was published by Concrete … Continue reading

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March 23, 2019 Speaker

Holly Atkinson was born with a story in her head waiting to get out, and not much has changed since. She spent the bulk of her childhood buried in books—that is, when she wasn’t writing her own. Her earliest professional writing credit … Continue reading

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February 23, 2019 Speaker

Brian Katcher is a Missouri YA author. His first book, PLAYING WITH MATCHES, won the 2011 North Carolina Young Adult Book Award. His second book, ALMOST PERFECT, won the American Library Association’s Stonewall Book Award in 2011. Katcher is also … Continue reading

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January 26, 2019 Speaker

Synova Cantrell may be known for her fedora, but she wears many hats. Synova volunteers with the Missouri Missing organization by highlighting obscure cold cases on her true crime blog to help generate tips. She firmly believes together we can … Continue reading

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November 24, 2018 Meeting

ATTENTION: Springfield Writers’ Guild Members It’s time to CELEBRATE … and you’re invited! Welcome in the holidays … and celebrate  SWG 75th Anniversary!  WHEN:  11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, November 24 @ McAlister’s Deli, Battlefield Road & Kansas Expressway, … Continue reading

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