Highlights blog: Finding Treasure at a Workshop

By Ann Treacy
Highlights blog

The Search for the Homestead Treasure (Ann Treacy)As a freelance writer for various magazines including Highlights For Children, I’ve always had an interest in writing novels. Not long after attending a Whole Novel Workshop moderated by Helen Hemphill (one of three Highlights Foundations conferences I’ve been lucky to attend over the years) I sold the middle grade novel I worked on there. The wheels of publishing do turn slowly but I’m happy that The Search for the Homestead Treasure has just been released from the University of Minnesota Press!

Keep reading.

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands

Allotment Stories: Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O'Brien.

A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States

Saving AnimalsElan Abrell and Kathryn (Katie) Gillespie on sanctuary, care, ethics.

How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America

Making creative laborers for a precarious economy: Josef Nguyen, Carly Kocurek, and Patrick LeMieux.



Browse our Fall/Winter 2022-23 catalog for exciting forthcoming books!

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