A Writer’s Life

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A Writer's LifeEpisode 71–A Writer’s Life

Awarding winning author, Melissa Fay Green, sat down with The Working Woman Radio Show to give an inside view of a writer’s life.

Melissa shares about what it takes to be a good writer, and why she loves writing.

She talks about the variety of opportunities for women in the field of writing, and she shares an important piece of advice for aspiring writers.

More About Melissa Fay Greene

Melissa Fay Greene is an award-winning author of six books of nonfiction, a professor of journalism at Agnes Scott College and at the University of Georgia.  

She is a contributor to several periodicals including The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Newsweek.

She and her husband live in Atlanta and are the parents of nine (four by birth and five by adoption). They are also the grandparents of two. 


Books by Melissa Fay Greene

The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love

The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love

From two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene comes a profound and surprising account of dogs on the front lines of rescuing both children and adults from the trenches of grief; emotional, physical, and cognitive disability; and post-traumatic stress disorder.




Praying for Sheetrock

Finalist for the 1991 National Book Award and a New York Times Notable book, Praying for Sheetrock is the story of McIntosh County, a small, isolated, and lovely place on the flowery coast of Georgia–and a county where, in the 1970s, the white sheriff still wielded all the power, controlling everything and everybody. Somehow the sweeping changes of the civil rights movement managed to bypass McIntosh entirely. It took one uneducated, unemployed black man, Thurnell Alston, to challenge the sheriff and his courthouse gang–and to change the way of life in this community forever. “An inspiring and absorbing account of the struggle for human dignity and racial equality” (Coretta Scott King).

For more books by Melissa Fay Greene, visit Amazon.com.





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