Here earlier this year for the release of her book of poems, Crossing Over, highly regarded Seattle writer and writing teacher is here tonight for the lovely new edition of her excellent book, The Writer’s Portable Mentor: A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life (University of New Mexico Press). This new edition should ensure a wider distribution for a book readers and writers at Elliott Bay and elsewhere locally have been privy to. She will give an illustrated talk on Aging and Creativity tonight.
“The only travel guide you will need as you navigate what it means to be a writer. Smart, tart, wise, and energizing, Priscilla Long’s book is the writer’s best companion.”—Laura Kalpakian.
“I have never seen anything quite like Priscilla Long’s book. It presents a true mentor for the advanced writer: sophisticated, demanding, and kind.”—Maya Sonenberg.