UM Welcomes Distinguished Writer in Residence Peter Selgin

Coral Gables (February 14, 2012) — The University of Miami’s Creative Writing Program welcomes award-winning author Peter Selgin February 13-17 for a week of new beginnings. Selgin, author of the “Your First Page” blog and 179 Ways to Save a Novel: Matters of Vital Concern to Fiction Writers, is a renowned editor of opening sentences, paragraphs, and pages. Join the Creative Writing Program as Selgin reads at Books and Books, conducts one-on-one manuscript consultations for senior creative writing students, and hosts the seminar “In the Beginnings” to discuss manuscript openings. Please visit for details.

For more information, please contact M. Evelina Galang, director of the Creative Writing Program, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Jen Mehan at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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