Katharine Ashe, keynote speaker, 2019 PWG’s Seventh Annual Writer’s Conference

Hello again and Happy New Year!!

Can you believe it’s already January 2, 2019? Time’s a flyin’ so guess I’d better get moving.

Our annual writer’s conference theme this year will be “Why We Write…Giving Voice to the Voiceless,” which allows a wider assortment of possibilities for workshops and presenters . Along with topics aimed at young adults, teens and adults and tailored for writers at all stages of their writing, beginner, works in progress and published authors. But I’ll share a little more of what we’re planning for you all next time we talk.

To kick off the event off Pamlico Writer’s Group is proud and honored to have Katharine Ashe as our keynote speaker. Her topic will cover, “Write What You Desire.”

Adrienne Dunning, writer & publisher wrote this article which shares a smidgen more information about Ms. Ashe’s wide array of accomplishments and why you’ll want to attend.

Take a look.

Katharine Ashe, USA Today best-selling author, has been selected as the Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Annual Pamlico Writers’ Conference held in the historic town of Washington, NC.  Ashe is the author of the critically acclaimed Devil’s Duke series and other historical romances which have been translated into numerous languages across the globe.  She is a two-time finalist for the prestigious RITA Award of the Romance Writers of America, a four-time nominee in the Reviewers’ Choice Awards (winning Best Historical Romantic Adventure), and has been featured on Amazon’s Best Romances of 2012 and 2017 lists with her novels The Duke and How to Be a Proper Lady.  Her next release, book two of the Twist Series, is anticipated in early 2019.

When she isn’t crafting lush historical romances, she is also a professor of history and popular culture at Duke University, teaching courses on creative writing, history of romance fiction, and religion in film and fiction.  She is also a sought-after speaker on women’s history, feminism, romance, and writing, having co-founded Duke’s “UNSUITABLE Speakers Series” which highlights women, history, and popular fiction.

The Pamlico Writers’ Group is thrilled to have Katharine Ashe serve as the Keynote Speaker for their annual conference to be held April 5th & 6th, 2019, at the Turnage Theatre in Washington, NC.  Ashe’s strong voice on women’s history, popular fiction, and the craft of writing is a perfect pairing for the conference theme of “Why We Write…Giving Voice to the Voiceless.”  For more information on Katharine Ashe or her books, please visit her website at www.katharineashe.com.  To learn more about the conference or to register, please visit the Pamlico Writers’ Group website at www.pamlicowritersgroup.org.

By: Adrienne Dunning

Author & Publisher, ViridianFire Publications


FB:  Adrienne Dunning Writes

Twitter:  @adriennedwrites


See you all soon.


2 responses to “Katharine Ashe, keynote speaker, 2019 PWG’s Seventh Annual Writer’s Conference

  1. Reblogged this on Sherri Lupton Hollister and commented:
    I am so excited to have Katharine Ashe as our keynote speaker. She was a presenter at one of our conferences and became an instant favorite. I have been a fan of her and her work for years. We are so blessed to have her join us again.

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