SEPTEMBER PROGRAM

WHATJocelyn Pedersen will speak about writing. She holds both a Master of Professional Writing Degree and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish degrees from the University of Oklahoma. Her debut thriller novel, An Eye for an Eye, was released in 2016. Shelf Unbound magazine named An Eye for an Eye a top 100 notable read in
2017. Her feature articles have been published nationally by the Associated Press, on Yahoo! and AT&T News. She contributes regularly to local and regional magazines and newspapers with multiple front-page credits. Pedersen won the 2016 Top Abstract Award from AEJMC (Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication) and has published and presented additional academic work.


WHEN: September 10, 2022.  Business Meeting: 10 a.m.; Program: 10:30 a.m., Pioneer Room, Norman Central Library or via Zoom.









                                          AUGUST PROGRAM

WHATJane Vincent Taylor is a poet, collaborator, and teacher of creative writing. She has taught at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico for fifteen years. Many of Jane’s poetry/art projects are documented at
janevincenttaylor.blogspot.com where you can also link to some of her publications. She will teach us about letter poems.

WHEN: August 13, 2022.  Business Meeting: 10 a.m.; Program: 10:30 a.m., Pioneer Room, Norman Central Library or via Zoom.



 JULY PROGRAM

WHATMarcia Preston earned B.A. and M.A. degrees from University of Central
Oklahoma, taught in public high schools for more than a decade, and worked for a time as PR and publications director for the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. She freelanced for a wide variety of magazines for many years, and edited and published ByLine, a trade magazine for aspiring writers. Her interests include gardening, OU football and Lepidoptera. Find her award-winning books on Amazon.com.

WHEN: June 9, 2022.  Business Meeting: 10 a.m.; Program: 10:30 a.m., Pioneer Room, Norman Central Library or via Zoom.




 JUNE PROGRAM

WHAT: Susan Cogan's topic is "Show Your Work and Let the World See You: Some Whys and Hows." The speech will address learning to live life as a creative person. Susan is the author of more than a dozen books. See her work at: www.linktr.ee/susanbcogan.

WHEN: June 11, 2022.  Business Meeting: 10 a.m.; Program: 10:30 a.m., Pioneer Room, Norman Central Library or via Zoom. If you need the Zoom link and don’t automatically receive it, please e-mail galaxy-info@narda.net with "Register" in the subject line.





 

WHAT: OU professor Deborah Chester, author of 47 books, will discuss scene structure.

WHEN: May 14, 2022.  Business Meeting: 10 a.m.; Program: 10:30 a.m., Pioneer Room, Norman Central Library or via Zoom. If you need the Zoom link and don’t automatically receive it, please e-mail galaxy-info@narda.net with "Register" in the subject line.

 

GALAXY'S APRIL PROGRAM: April 9, 2022, Business Meeting: 10 a.m.; Program: 10:30 a.m., Pioneer Room, Norman Central Library or via Zoom. If you need the Zoom link and don’t automatically receive it, please e-mail galaxy-info@narda.net with "Register" in the subject line.

Dr. Dan Snell will appear as writer and humorist Mark Twain (born Samuel Clemens). We will be entertained, enlightened, and get insights into Mark Twain's personal life. Hope you can join us!

                                 GALAXY’S MARCH PROGRAM: March 12, 2022


Business Meeting:  10 a.m.; Program: 10:30 a.m.

Pioneer Room, Norman Central Library

The meeting is also available via Zoom.

(If you need the Zoom link and don’t automatically receive it, e-mail galaxy-info@narda.net with "Register" in the subject line).


 Janey Merry, a wife, mother, and author, will be the speaker. She writes picture books, young adult, and romance. She’ll talk about her writing journey and how she used Kickstart to fund the launch of her first children’s book, Ready, Set, Sloth! Its companion book, Ready, Set, Color!, a whimsical activity book, became available February 15. It’s fresh off the press!  If you need the Zoom link and don’t automatically receive it, e-mail galaxy-info@narda.net with "Register" in the subject line.