Writers’ Barn hosts Oprah Winfrey’s Winter Reads author Feb. 10

Join Vermont author Jessica Hendry Nelson, author of the memoir “If Only You People Could Follow Directions” and co-founder of the Renegade Writers’ Collective, for a reading, publishing, and marketing discussion on Monday, Feb. 10 from 6:30-8pm at the Writers’ Barn in Shelburne. Nelson will read from her new book and discuss her journey to publication, as well as answers questions about various avenues and strategies for bringing a book to market. Marketing and publicity will also be discussed.

O Magazine named Nelson’s memoir one of “Ten Titles that Will Broaden Your Point of View.” Her work has been listed as a Notable essay in Best American Essays 2012 and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Nelson is also the managing editor at Green Mountains Review.

The fee for the discussion is $30. Reservations are necessary and can be made by calling 985-3091. For more information about Writers’ Barn workshops, held at 233 Falls Road, please visit www.windridgebooksofvt.com.

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