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 mkz ma closeupMary Kay Zuravleff, cofounder of NoveltyDC, has published three novels with Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Her most recent, Man Alive!, was named a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year. She is also the author of The Bowl Is Already Brokenwhich the New York Times praised as “a tart, affectionate satire of the museum world’s bickering and scheming,” and The Frequency of Soulswhich the Chicago Tribune deemed “a beguiling and wildly inventive first novel.” Honors for her work include the American Academy’s Rosenthal Award, the James Jones First Novel Award, and seven Individual Artist Fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts. She served on the board of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and is a cofounder of DC Women Writers. She has taught graduate fiction writing at Johns Hopkins, American, and George Mason Universities, including “Writing a Novel in a Semester.”

Learn more at www.mkzuravleff.com


JMoore-biopicJenny Moore, cofounder of NoveltyDC, has provided thoughtful, constructive guidance to writers for two decades. In years of master-level workshops and one-on-one sessions, Jenny has helped published authors of fiction and nonfiction improve their work. She has taught writing at Grub Street and the Writers Center and has been a resident at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation. Jenny is finishing her second novel and is a contributor to Spent: Exposing Our Complicated Relationship with Shopping from Seal Press.

Learn more at www.jenny-moore.com

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