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Lucy E.M. Black

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Lucy E.M. Black studied creative writing at the undergraduate level and later earned an M.A. in nineteenth-century British fiction.  She has also studied at the Sage Hill School of Writing, the Humber College School of Writing, and the University of Toronto Creative Writing Programme.  Her short stories have been published in Cyphers Magazine, under the gum tree, the Hawai’i Review,  Vintage Script, The Antigonish Review and other journals and magazines.  The Marzipan Fruit Basket, a debut collection of her short fiction, was released by Inanna Publications in June 2017.  Her first novel, Eleanor Courtown, a work of historical fiction was published by Seraphim Editions, October 2017.   Stella's Carpet, a novel about intergenerational trauma, was published by Now or Never Publishing, October 2021.  The Brickworks, a work of historical fiction, will be released by Now or Never Publishing Fall 2023.  Lucy lives with her husband in a small lakeside town near Toronto. www.lucyemblack.com facebook.com/LucyEMBlack  instagram: lucyemblack     

City:
Port Perry
Province:
Ontario

Publications

Stella's Carpet. 2021, Now or Never Publishing
Eleanor Courtown. 2017, Seraphim Publishing
The Marzipan Fruit Basket. 2017, Inanna Publications
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Presentation Length:
1+ hours
Genre:
Fiction
Grades:
High School
Audience Size:
10-100
Presenation:
TBD (very flexible - make an offer)
Workshop Description:

Story Starters:  How to begin writing a short story for novice writers.  TBD 

Workshop Length:
4 hours
Workshop Intended Audience:
high school to seniors
Workshop Audience Size:
10-30
Workshop Fee:
TBD (very flexible - make an offer)
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes