Luncheon with writer Deborah H. Doolittle

  • 17 May 2016
  • 11:45 AM
  • China Bay Buffet Restaurant, 2871 US Highway 17S, Chocowinity, NC 27817


Pamlico Writers Group is pleased to announce its

May 17th Luncheon Speaker

Deborah Doolittle

at 11:45am at
The China Bay Buffet, 2871 US Hgwy 17S, Chocowinity, NC 27817

Deborah comes to us from Jacksonville, NC. Her topic includes her writing process and how important developing routines for writing, revising and submitting to journals has been to her and should be to other writers.

She is an English Instructor at Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, NC, and has been for the past 16+ years. The various courses she teaches include: college composition, developmental English and reading, college success, Creative Writing and literature surveys. She's also a faculty editor of the New River Anthology, co-chair of the Books-to-Movies Discussion series, among many other tasks.

She has lived in lots of different places but now calls North Carolina home. She has a BA from the University of Colorado, an MA from George Washington University, an MFA from San Diego State University.   She's written two chapbooks, No Crazy Notions and That Echo, that have won the Mary Belle Campbell and Long Leaf Press Award, respectively.  She has had more than 350 poems published in literary magazines, with some most recently having appeared or will soon appear in Atlanta Review, Bear Creek Haiku, Edge, Oberon, Pinyon, Seems and TAB: The Journal of Poetry and Poetics. 

She is an avid print-maker, and has put together a small collection of hand-made limited edition book art.

She is married to a retired Marine, has a son and a daughter and three grandchildren.  

When not teaching or writing, she volunteers as a Wildlife Rehabilitator. 

She and her husband currently share their house with four cats and a backyard full of birds.

Our free Luncheon Meetings
 are open to the public.

Attendees should go through the normal buffet line and assemble in the private meeting room. Please be sure and leave a tip for your server so that we may reduce our facility costs.

Our public Luncheon Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month except the following months: January, March, July, November and December.


Pamlico Writers Group is affiliated with Arts of the Pamlico and meets as small critique groups on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. at the Turnage Theater. Novice and published authors are encouraged and invited to join our groups.

 Pamlico Writers Group and Arts of the Pamlico co-sponsor the annual Pamlico Writers Conference and Competition. 2017’s Conference information is not available at this time.  Look for this and other events on our web site at where you may also join our group.

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