Exciting news! I’m honoured to be a faculty member at the legendary San Miguel Writers’ Conference 2018, happening February 14-18, in beautiful San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. During the conference, I’ll be running two workshops: on Feb 14 (Valentine’s Day, so perfect), it’s “Sensory Perception: Make Your Prose Sing”; and on Feb 15, it’s “Shaping Your Short Story Collection.” The Conference looks terrific – have a look at www.sanmiguelwritersconference.org. And join us if you can. Writers gathering together to talk about writing. In Mexico. In February. I can’t wait.
The Left-Handed Dinner Party and Other Stories is Myrl Coulter’s first published work of fiction. In these short and shortish stories, all the characters struggle with the absence of at least one person who has disappeared prematurely from… (read more)
After her mother succumbed to a rare form of dementia, Myrl Coulter turned the eulogy she had written for the funeral into a series of meditations on absence. The result is fifteen personal narrative essays that move through the vacations, holidays, … (read more)
The House with the Broken Two: A Birthmother Remembers is a memoir about adoption, about growing up in the 60s, about being a mother in the 70s and 80s and 90s, about how individual lives collide with their moments in history, and, perhaps most of … (read more)