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Parenting 101

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Parenting 101

Join the Newswomen's Club of New York at 6:30 pm on October 3rd,
when we discuss the world of writing for parenting magazines. Our
five guests -- all editors at nationally known parenting magazines --
will offer an overview of how to pitch, research and structure
articles ranging from service pieces to personal essays.
They'll also discuss what kinds of ideas do and don't work
for their publications as well as answer questions from those in the

Our panelists:

Ada Calhoun, Editor-in-Chief, and AOL News Blogger

Judy Goldberg, Senior Editor, Parents

Rachel Lehmann-Haupt, Executive Editor, Plum

Jenny Rosenstrach, Senior Editor, Cookie

Joy Press, Culture Editor, Salon

Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members to be paid at door

Location: Playwright Act II restaurant at 732 8th Avenue bet 45th
and 46th in the party room. 212-354-8404. Attendees can get food and
drinks before and after the event.

Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.

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