Preview 2017

New this year will be the Passages & Prose 2017 Preview event on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Settlers Ridge – Barnes & Noble Booksellers. A panel discussion will feature authors: Daniel Lowe (All That’s Left to Tell) Passages & Prose 2017 Chit Chat Author; Sarah K. Stephens (A Flash of RedPassages & Prose 2017 Chit Chat Author; and Wendy Walker (Emma In The NightPassages & Prose 2017 Main Stage Presenter. Additional details to be announced soon.


Friday, October 6, 2017
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Settlers Ridge – Barnes & Noble Booksellers
800 Settlers Ridge Center Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205


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Daniel Lowe

Daniel Lowe teaches writing at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received his MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh.

His debut novel, All That’s Left to Tell, was published by Flatiron Books of Macmillan in February of 2017.

His fiction and poetry have appeared in West BranchThe Nebraska ReviewThe Montana ReviewThe Wisconsin ReviewThe Writing RoomThe BridgeThe Paterson Literary ReviewEllipsisBlue Stem, Midway Journal, and The Madison Review. 



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Sarah K. Stephens

Sarah K. Stephens is a developmental psychologist and a senior lecturer at Penn State University. Although Fall and Spring find her in the classroom, she remains a writer year-round. Her short stories and essays have appeared in LitHubThe MillionsNational Book Critics Circle: Critical MassFive on the FifthThe Indianola Review, and (parenthetical).

Her debut novel, A Flash of Red, was released in December 2016 by Pandamoon Publishing.

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Wendy Walker

Wendy Walker is a former family law attorney in Fairfield County, Connecticut who began writing while at home raising her three sons. She published two novels with St. Martin’s Press and edited multiple compilations for the Chicken Soup for the Soul series before writing her debut psychological thriller, All is Not Forgotten. Her second thriller, Emma In The Night, will be released August 8, 2017.

Wendy earned her J. D., magna cum laude, at the Georgetown University Law Center where she was awarded the American Jurisprudence award for her performance in Contracts and Advanced Criminal Procedure. She received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Brown University and attended The London School of Economics and Political Science as part of her undergraduate studies.

Prior to her legal career, Wendy was a financial analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co., in the mergers and acquisitions group. She has also volunteered at the ACLU, Connecticut Legal Services and Figure Skating in Harlem where she served on the Board of Directors for over twelve years. Wendy is currently writing her third thriller while managing a busy household.