For Immediate Release: March 19, 2019
Popular Simon and Schuster author Sheila P. Moses will
conduct a workshop for those interested in writing for the young adult market.
You will learn how to tell a good story, what a publisher looks for in a new
author and how to make your story ideas a reality. This workshop is limited to
20 people. A light breakfast and snacks will be provided. Please bring your own
The workshop runs from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday,
April 6 at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St. Reservations are
required, and the $75 registration fee must be paid online by April 1. To pay
online, visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/webtrac
and select the activity number 455201.01.
Shelia P. Moses was raised in Rich Square, North Carolina.
She is the award-winning author of several books for teens and young
readers: The Legend of Buddy Bush; The Return of Buddy Bush; I,
Dred Scott: A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent
of Dred Scott; and The Baptism. Moses is the co-author of Dick
Gregory's memoir, Callus on My Soul. She is also pleased to announce the
publication of her new book, A Price Was Paid, The History of W.S. Creecy
School, which is also the subject of an upcoming documentary with the same
title. Shelia Moses currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
The Durant Arts Center is managed by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities' Office of the Arts. For additional information. contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.alexandriava.gov/Arts.
For reasonable disability accommodation, contact email@example.com or 703.746.5565, Virginia Relay 711.