• Books, Craft & the Writers Life

    Janis Cooke Newman in conversation with Ana McCracken

    • Sunday, October 3, 2021 at Dog-Eared Books
    • Browsing and shopping 3:30pm
    • Program 4pm – 5pm

    Ames Writers Collective Author Series

    Janis Cooke Newman is the author of two award-winning historical novels, Mary: Mrs. A. Lincoln and A Master Plan for Rescue, and the memoir The Russian Word for Snow. The founder of Lit Camp, a juried writers’ conference based in northern California, Janis is an editor and teacher committed to helping writers get their work out into the world.

    Ana McCracken’s essays are published in The California Writers Club Literary Review and various anthologies including Nothing But The Truth So Help Me God. Ana is the founder of the Ames Writers Collective an organization committed to building and uplifting communities through the art of writing and storytelling, while advancing the literary arts in Ames, Iowa.