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Tracy Hahn-Burkett is the founder and author of the adoption and parenting blog,, and a contributor at the fiction-writing blog, She has published dozens of essays, articles and reviews, and recently won a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. She is currently revising her first novel.  [Read More About Tracy…]

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New dates for political writing workshops! Want to learn how anyone can use the written word to influence decision-makers in this unprecedented political climate? Tracy’s announcing the next round of workshops to help you build your written advocacy skills. She’ll teach a 3-hour class at the New Hampshire Writers’ Project in Manchester, NH on Saturday, Dec. 2. Click here for details and registration. Then she’ll offer a more comprehensive, full-day workshop at Grub Street in Boston, MA on Friday, Feb. 2; link coming soon. Both classes are designed for writers and non-writers alike.

Book announcement: Author in Progress: A No-Holds-Barred Guide to What It Really Takes to Get Published, written by the group at Writer Unboxed—including Tracy—takes writers through the entire process of developing a novel, from preparation to post-publication. Published by Writer’s Digest Books, the anthology focuses on positive strategies writers can adopt to improve both their work and their writing lives. Find the book in your local bookstore, or order it by clicking here or here.

Tracy’s column, “What to do now that you’ve come home from the Women’s March,” in The Concord Monitor

“Telling My Son, ‘No, You Can’t Play Football,'” in The Washington Post‘s On Parenting