U.S. Fulbright Scholar Ambassador joins upcoming Highlands Writers Conference

Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor will be joining the 2022 Highlands Writers Conference at Georgia Highlands College (GHC). The March 12th event will also feature filmmakers, poets and fiction writers leading workshops through the day, starting at 9AM. Please visit hwc.highlands.edu to register for the event.

Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a U.S. Fulbright Scholar Ambassador, is Professor of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia.

She’s authored five books addressing intersections between language education and the literary, visual and performing arts including one book of poems, Imperfect Tense, and her newest book, Enlivening Instruction with Drama and Improv.

Supported by grants and prizes from the National Endowment for the Arts, Fulbright, and Beckman Award for Professors Who Inspire, her work narrates the heartache and joy of teaching and learning language. She lives in Athens, GA with her husband and two children and their rescue dog, Bagel.

The 2022 Highlands Writers Conference is free for all GHC students and will take place at GHC’s Cartersville location. Anyone can register to attend select workshops virtually for free. Additionally, the event is open to the public with a registration fee of $25, which includes lunch. Minors should be accompanied by a guardian.