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Saturday, April 4 • 9:00am - 10:00am
5J: Balancing Act: The Writing Life, the Day Job, and Everything in Between

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Maintaining a writing practice when you have a demanding day job, family, and life happening can be tough. But it's doable! In this session, Melissa Rivero will discuss how she managed to write a novel while working as a lawyer in a tech startup, raising a family, and what she's learned from the publishing process. Come with your own challenges in maintaining the "balancing act," and we'll share tips, tricks, and solutions.

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Melissa Rivero

Melissa Rivero was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Brooklyn. She is a graduate of NYU and Brooklyn Law School. She currently works as in-house legal counsel at a startup. Melissa still lives in Brooklyn with her family. Her debut novel, The Affairs of the Falcóns, won the New American... Read More →

Saturday April 4, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
Cambridge Room - 4th Floor