Friday, March 08, 2013

Faculty Feature: Summer Wood

"Summer guided the workshop well and gave me great insight on how to proceed with my next draft." - 2012 Workshop Attendee

Summer Wood will be teaching a weeklong master class titled "Wrestling with the Angel: A master class in the novel" at this year's conference. Find out more about the class and how to register here.

Summer Wood is the author of two novels: Raising Wrecker, set amid the giant trees of Northern California’s magical Lost Coast, and Arroyo, placed in the fictional terrain of northern New Mexico. Raising Wrecker will be availabe soon as an audiobook from Audible and was recognized with the 2012 WILLA Award for Contemporary Fiction and was a Book-of-the-Month Club Selection and a BookBrowse Editors’ Choice. The 2007 recipient of the $50,000 Gift of Freedom Award from A Room of Her Own Foundation, Wood currently serves as Executive Editor for Voices from the American Land. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, Cutthroat, Western American Literature, and other places. Together with Kathy Namba she has raised three sons and three dogs. For more info visit her website at

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