Park West Gallery Hosts Women In Communications Seminar

On August 11, Park West Gallery hosted a writing workshop for the professional organization Association for Women in Communications Detroit Chapter. The event featured Susan Shapiro, professional writer and author.Park West Gallery, Women In Communications

Ms. Shapiro shared her “top ten” things not to do when trying to get published. The list, while presented in a humorous and entertaining manner, was full of great advice for writers looking to get published in magazines and mainstream media outlets.

Each attendee also received a copy of Ms. Shapiro’s new comic novel, Overexposed.

Susan Shapiro, Women In Communications, Park West GalleryAbout Susan Shapiro
Ms. Shapiro is a Michigan native and has been featured on The Today Show, the Early Show, CNN, Oxygen, The New York Times, Oprah.com and Salon. She teaches writing classes at the New School and NYU. Learn more about the author at www.susanshapiro.net.

About Association for Women in Communications Detroit Chapter
Association for Women in Communications Detroit Chapter is the prevailing national communications organization for women working in the diverse field of communication. The organization has more than 7500 members in more than 60 professional chapters and more than 90 student chapters. Learn more at www.womcomdetroit.org.


Park West Gallery often hosts workshops, fundraising events and art auction benefits at our location in Southfield, Michigan. Visit the Park West Gallery Event Photo Gallery to see some of the events we’ve held in the past, or Take the Park West Gallery Virtual Tour to experience the gallery for yourself!

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