Workshop essays land in "Best Travel Writing 2009"

Jill Paris reads an early draft of "Shopping for Dirndls" at the PAA student reading at Shakespeare & Co. Bookstore.

We are pleased to announce that Jill Paris (PAA '08) has a story ("Shopping for Dirndls") appearing in The Best Travel Writing 2009. Jill developed her story in the creative nonfiction workshop taught by Rolf Potts (who also has a story appearing in the anthology).

Elsewhere, Haifa Mahabir (PAA '08) won a Solas Award in travel writing for her essay "A Writer in Paris: On the Road of Vision Seekers," and Stacey Tuel (PAA '09) has a travel story ("My Mexican Housewife") appearing in The Best Women’s Travel Writing 2009.