Five Writers on Writing and Money

January 26, 2015

In this panel discussion, "Five Writers on Writing and Money," we talk about the variety of ways writers make a living. The panelists are Megan Mayhew Bergman, author of the short story collections Almost Famous Women and Birds of a Lesser Paradise; Dede Cummings, founder of Green Writers Press; Zach Despart, a reporter for The Addison Independent; Suzanne Kingsbury, author of the novels The Summer Fletcher Greel Loved Me and The Gospel According to Gracey; and Kerrin McCadden, author of the New Issues Poetry Prize winning collection Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes.

The panelists discuss a variety of money-related aspects of the profession, including taxes, managing time, and the value of conferences and the MFA in creative writing.