Hudson to sign books, lead workshop Aug. 27

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 19, 2011

Marjorie Hudson will sign copies of her book, “Accidental Birds of the Carolinas,” on Saturday, Aug. 27, from noon-2 p.m. at Literary Bookpost. She will then offer a writing workshop at the store from 2-4 p.m.
Titled “Writing Your Life: How I Got Here,” the workshop will focus on the crafting of memoirs and creative non-fiction. The workshop is designed for everyone from beginning writers to the more experienced who are looking for a way to get inspired.
The two-hour workshop has a fee of $50, which includes a copy of Hudson’s “Accidental Birds of the Carolinas.” Individuals who wish to attend the workshop are encouraged to pre-register at Literary Bookpost, as attendance will be limited to 12 participants.
Majorie Hudson leads writing groups and workshops all over North Carolina, helping writers generate new work and providing a safe, nurturing environment for creating something new. Hudson was born in Illinois, grew up in Washington, D.C., and now lives in Chatham County. She is the author of the non-fiction book “Searching for Virginia Dare,” and her fiction, poetry and essays have appeared in a number of anthologies, journals and literary collections.
Literary Bookpost is located at 110 S. Main St. in Downtown Salisbury. To pre-register for the workshop, or for additional information, call 704 630-9788.