According to the Westport Writers’ Workshop, Pat previously served as senior director of the Institute of Writing at Sarah Lawrence College, where she holds a master’s degree in creative writing. She is also co-founder of The Publish and Promote Your Book Conference and The Joe Papaleo Writers Workshop in Cetera, Italy. Pat is the author of the novel Last Stop on the 6 (Bordighera Press), the young adult novel Rebels by Accident (Sourcebooks Fire) and the upcoming thriller How I Killed Your Mother. Pat has been teaching Advanced Fiction and Speed Writing Retreats with us for a year.
Board Chair Anne Lonergan said: “The Board is delighted to welcome Pat Dunn as our new Chief Executive. Pat is a creative thinker with a wealth of experience, and we look forward to accomplishing amazing things with her at the helm! »
“Liz Matthews has done so much to grow and support the Westport Writers’ Workshop. I have an incredible legacy to live. We are all grateful to him for continuing to teach and be an active member of the community. I am delighted to have the honor of working with this community of passionate and dedicated writers.