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Author Archives: Jennifer Fitz
It’s my pleasure to announce that elections have closed, and the Catholic Writers Guild has a new slate of officers for December 2014 – November 2015. Several of the board members are staying on for another term, and two new … Continue reading
The other week I sat down to write a quick bit of catechesis on a tricky Gospel reading. I think of myself as a non-fiction writer, and explaining Bible verses is exactly the kind of non-fiction I write most, lately. … Continue reading
Kathy Schiffer reminds you that if, “I’d like to be a writer someday” applies to you, consider attending the Catholic Writers Conference this summer. It’s in metro-Chicago this year, and the location varies from year to year, so if you’re … Continue reading
The Fortnight for Freedom begins tomorrow! We’ll be hosting several columns on that theme over the next several weeks. If you’ve written on religious liberty, please post a link here so everyone can enjoy your work!
UPDATE: Congratulations, Kassie! Tuscany Press is hosting a book giveaway today, here at the Catholic Writers Guild and over at my blog on the Patheos Catholic Channel. Enter both places, there’s a different book being given away at each … Continue reading
Received this note from Tuscany Press: Hello Jennifer, I just wanted to let you know that there’s only a few short weeks left before the submission deadline for this year’s Tuscany Prize entries. Last year, a ton of entries came in right at … Continue reading
The Catholic Writers Conference is just two months away now, and you might be wondering, “Should I go to Chicago? Is it worth it?” You aren’t the only one. From my inbox: So the CWG Live conference. My dear friend … Continue reading
I recently recommended a film that, on its face, is exactly the sort of thing I don’t approve. Laden with profanity, the story follows a handful of crass, immature, impulsive boys on a trip through adolescence gone wrong, with no … Continue reading
Over the past several months, I’ve eavesdropped on a handful of conversations about the state of the Catholic literary culture today. Whether it’s the Catholic presence in film, journalism, literary fiction or genre fiction, the lament is the same: Not … Continue reading