From PR Professional to Published Author - Meet Kelly Sokol

    April 19, 2017
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Plaza del Sol
    2200 Colonial Avenue
    Norfolk, VA 23517

    Come meet Kelly Sokol and hear about her journey from public relations intern for Washingtonpost.com to author of a soon-to-be-released novel, The Unprotected.

    Kelly, who has a master’s of fine arts degree in creative writing from Vermont’s Goddard College, has been a Congressional press secretary, as well as a marketing and sales agent for Norfolk Southern Corp.  She began her professional writing career 10 years ago as a student at The Muse Writers Center in Norfolk, where she now teaches creative writing.

    Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and she has been featured on NPR discussing the portrayal of motherhood and postpartum depression in fiction.

    Following Kelly’s presentation, attendees are invited to tour The Muse Writers Center and learn about the programs it offers.

    Lunch includes chips and salsa, soft drinks and a mexican buffet to include:

    • Taco salad fixings
    • Taco bar
    • Enchiladas
    • Beans and rice
    • Dessert



    $25.00 Member

    $30.00 Guest

    $20.00 Student