The Sentinel Interview with The Write Room’s Developer

New Site for Writers by Gina Gareri-Watkins, Staff Writer, Kennesaw State University’s The Sentinel Tuesday, 16 September 2008 The Sentinel recently talked shop with Joellen Kubiak-Woodall, developer and editor of the online magazine, The Write Room. Kubiak-Woodall is a recent KSU graduate currently enrolled in KSU’s Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) program in Creative Writing. Born in Athens, Georgia, to a homemaker mother and journeyman father, Kubiak-Woodall was raised by her mother and maternal grandparents in North Augusta, SC, a small town straddling the South Carolina-Georgia state line. Much like the Savannah River separating the two states, Kubiak-Woodall … Continue reading The Sentinel Interview with The Write Room’s Developer

Joellen Kubiak-Woodall

My work is heavily influenced by my southern roots. I am compelled to write stories about the rural working poor, and I often write about my childhood in rural South Carolina during the early 1960’s. The lifestyle I write about has all but disappeared. I feel it is a way of life worth preserving, and I strive to capture it vividly.  I continue to work toward a collection of short stories based on this theme. Excerpts from the work will appear here. The collection is tentatively titled Clay Pit Road. I am currently pursuing my Masters in Professional Writing at … Continue reading Joellen Kubiak-Woodall