Author Archives: Sandy Barron

About Sandy Barron

Author of The Heiress of Water (HarperCollins, 2006) and Stay With Me (Harper, 2010)

Job list | Simon & Schuster, CBS Corp

Here is a list of 20 full-time editorial positions. You can click “internships” to see that list separately.  Simon & Schuster Jobs in New York Advertisements

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Great opportunity for MFA graduates

Graduating? If you’re willing to move to Iowa and want to teach, here is a fantastic fellowship opportunity.- Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellowship at the Center for the Literary Arts, Cornell College Cornell College, a private undergraduate liberal arts college, … Continue reading

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Writing About Mothers and Daughters

I’ll be the moderator for a discussion about writing mother-daughter narratives at Bindercon on October 30th at NYU. Bindercon is a conference organized by Out of the Binders Inc., a community for women and gender non-conforming writers. You can learn more here. Motherhood … Continue reading

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Connecticut Authors Reading Series

The next Connecticut Authors Reading Series will be held on Sunday, January 24th, at 2 pm at Newtown’s Cyrenius H. Booth Library and will feature Elizabeth Hilts, Sonya Huber, Heather Webb, and WestConn MFA mentor/instructor Sandra Rodriguez Barron.

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This is great! Be sure to watch this video about creative breakthroughs. Ta-Nehisi Coates on writing: “I always consider the entire process about failure, and I think that’s the reason why more people don’t write.”

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New York Public Library’s list of books to re-read in 2015… (or read for the first time)

A solid list of heavy-hitters for our personal lists or syllabi. http://www.nypl.org/blog/2014/06/27/100-books-reread?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral

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How to write a story

Here is a great TED talk about how stories are imagined and crafted into fiction. John Dufresne was my thesis director at FIU’s MFA Program. Sit back and watch, and I guarantee it will inspire you and get your mind wheels turning in preparation … Continue reading

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