SCOTTSDALE SOCIETY OF WOMEN WRITERS
WELCOMES DEENA GOLDSTEIN to speak October 25th. This award-winning artist and stand-up comedian has recently penned her debut memoir.
WHO: ALL Women Writers!
WHY: Mission: Scottsdale Society of Women Writers gives members access to events of interest, a format for exchanging ideas, an opportunity to network with other women writers/authors in camaraderie and support, and an alliance with professionals for writing, publishing, and marketing.
WHAT: SPEAKER Deena Goldstein. Award-winning artist and former stand-up comedian pens her debut memoir, OK Little Bird. Deena’s artwork has been featured in solo and collective exhibitions, receiving numerous honors for her original acrylic and digital works. Now “Little Bird” shares the unique, irreverent, and inspiring relationship with her quirky loveable, cowboy father, as she navigates the deep waters of grief, teaching us that humor can help heal from unbearable pain and loss.
Deena’s flair for humor and all things offbeat makes this an unforgettable read.
Deena’s work has been recognized internationally. She provides author talks to grief groups, on podcasts and at in-person events. Upon its’ release, OK Little Bird, quickly gained traction, receiving the Shelf Unbound Magazine’s 2022 recommended read list. Additionally, Goldstein’s book has been selected by SoScottsdale’s August 2023 edition, as a featured book, as well as Phoenix Magazine and other publications. Recently, “The Counting of Little Bird’, and excerpt, received honors in the Adelaide Literary Magazine. www.oklittlebird.com www.deenasart.com
WHEN: WED October 25, 2023, at 6:00 pm at our current location at the Panera Bread at Gainey Village, Scottsdale, 8777 N. Scottsdale Road, #302.
Please PAY on my PayPal at www.brooksgoldmannpublishing.com $20.00 per person and confirm you will attend. Thank you. NO PAYMENT AT THE DOOR: the $20 on PayPal is due by 4:00 the Sunday before. Thank you for your cooperation.
GUESTS: If you have a guest, please notify Patricia, the host, and have them contact her directly. Guests may visit on two occasions, and then we ask them to join as a member.
PRICING: THE COST OF THE MEETING ($20.00) covers the food and the room. The menu will consist of sandwich choices, salad choices, chips, cookies, and a variety of beverages. The food at this venue is particularly good.
DUES: Dues are $50. You will receive a copy of the directory, the monthly newsletter, member support at all SSWW events, plus a plethora of professional speakers. Contact me for the form and pay on PayPal and use [email protected] ONLY for PayPal, the membership form will be emailed to you. Thank you.
CHECK-IN: Please be on time and check-in at the restaurant between 5:15 and 5:30 pm. This allows you time to mingle, go through the buffet line and settle in for the meeting. Themeeting starts promptly at 6:00 pm AZ Time. All attendees must RSVP at least three days in advance. Thank you for attending.
Goals of the Group
- Value all the professional women writers sharing their expertise.
- Honor all genres and all forms of professional writing.
- Attend monthly meetings to move the group and its members forward.
- Learn and share in the experiences of monthly professional speakers.
- Grow the group to a membership of active and contributing women.
- Encourage participation by members as mentors, and volunteers.
- Support and challenge each other to always be writing.
- Help members to stretch as writers and reach lofty personal goals.