Peace Corps Connect/Berkeley early-bird registration

From the NPCA:

Early bird registration for Peace Corps Connect/Berkeley ends tomorrow!

Join us June 5-6, 2015 for this annual event showcasing our community’s lifelong commitment to Peace Corps ideals.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and other prominent leaders among the Peace Corps community. Click the link on this page to see the full program. You will be inspired and motivated.

Peace Corps Connect/Berkeley will provide an opportunity for you to engage with your fellow RPCVs and former Peace Corps staff who share the formative foundation of the Peace Corps experience.


Peace Corps Writers at Peace Corps Connect/Berkeley

Peace Corps Writers will present two programs during PC Connect.

1) Noted writer John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962–64) will talk about writing your Peace Corps memoir, and editor and book designer Marian Haley Beil (Ethiopia 1962–64) will discuss preparing your manuscript for publishing.

2)  There will be a panel of writers who have published their memoirs with the Peace Corps Writers imprint discussing what they have learned  writing and publishing their own memoirs. The panel includes:

Suzanne Adam (Colombia 1964–66) — author of Marrying Santiago

Kay Gilles Dixon (Colombia 1962–64) — author of Wanderlust Satisfied

Catherine Onyemelukwe (Nigeria 1962–64) — author of My Life and Loves Abroad

Angene Wilson (Liberia 62–64) — author of  Africa on My Mind: Educating Americans for Fifty Years,  Living Peace Corps’ Third Goal

Peace Corps Writers is also sponsoring two tables in the Exhibit Hall where writers who have published their books with the imprint may sell them.

And finally, the annual Peace Corps Writers Awards will be presented during the closing “NPCA Awards Ceremony.”

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