Michelle Ruiz Keil will host a practice session for writers who are new to public reading and want to practice in a supportive environment. This Zoom session will include tips on how to choose what to read, overcoming jitters, and performance techniques for writers. All are welcome!
Michelle Ruiz Keil is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult novels Summer In The City of Roses and All of Us With Wings. Her writing for adults can be found most recently in Bitch, Cosmonauts Avenue, and The Buckman Journal. She is a 2021 Tin House Scholar and the recipient of residencies at Hedgebrook and The Sitka Center and the Bloedel Reserve. Born in San Francisco, Michelle has lived in Portland, Oregon for many years where she curates the fairytale reading series All Kinds of Fur and lives with her family in a cottage where the forest meets the city.