News from the Professional Writing Program

October 12, 2012

Ann Bracken’s poems “Mrs. S” and “More Rock Than Bach” will be featured in the "2012 Reckless Writing Anthology: Emerging Poets of the 21st Century." The anthology will be released in November and will be available through Amazon and other book retailers. The anthology is published by Chatter House Press of Indianapolis. Mark Fitzgerald read at the 18th Anniversary Celebration of the IOTA Poetry Series in Arlington on Sept. 9. Zahara Heckscher is teaching two classes this fall at the Writer's Center in Bethesda: “Show Don't Tell: Mastering the First Rule of Writing” and “The Writing Staycation.” Details at Daniel Pendick, executive editor of Harvard Men's Health Watch, is also a regular contributor to the Harvard Health Blog ( and has launched two new social media venues, the "Medicine Man Dan" Facebook Group ( and a ScoopIt site, "Men's Health in the Medical Journals" (