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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…]

What's new?

New workshops on political writing! Want to learn how to use the written word to influence decision-makers in this unprecedented political climate? Tracy’s first political writing workshop in May was a big success, so there are more coming. Tracy will be teaching a full-day version of the workshop at Grub Street in Boston on October 14; click for details and registration. Stay tuned for a repeat date for the 3-hour version via the New Hampshire Writers’ Project; announcement 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