Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Additional speakers for Professional Obituary Writers Workshop

The following speakers have been added to the list from the previous post of folks who will enlighten us at the Professional Obituary Writers Workshop in Portland, Ore., May 8-11:

-- Special guest Amelia Rosner, obituary devotee/connoisseur and a leading alt.obituaries poster, will speak on a topic to be announced.

-- Ron Csillag, Toronto obit freelancer, is expected to lead a discussion on freelancing the obituary.

-- Oregonian researcher/librarian extraordinaire Lynne Palombo will offer tips on doing pre-obituary background cops-and-courts searches.

Questions? Contact Amy Starke and Joan Harvey at

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