Maureen Buchanan Jones

Summer Precollege Programs Creative Writing Instructor


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Maureen offers creative writing workshops for writers of all genres and at all levels of skills and experience. The workshop process is based on the method developed by Pat Schneider, founder of Amherst Writers & Artists and author of Writing Alone and With Others. Maureen is the executive director and an affiliate member of Amherst Writers & Artists. She provides experienced as well as uncertain writers with a safe, encouraging atmosphere in which to write. Maureen offers freelance writing services, which include manuscript development, editing, ghost writing and collaboration on written projects. Her poetry has appeared in 13th moon, Women in Natural Resources, North Dakota Quarterly Review, Peregrine, WriterAdvice, Equinox and Calyx. Her prose has appeared in Orion and on WFCR—NPR. She is the author of the young-adult novel Maud & Addie and the book of poetry blessed are the menial chores.