Opera singer, translator, and writer Nanette Cooper-McGuinness writes fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novels for children and adults. She is available for high school presentations of "400 Years of Opera in 30 Minutes," a program of opera snippets performed by the Athena Trio (pianist and two singers). She also was the critique group coordinator for the SF East Bay/ North Bay region from roughly 2004-2010.
Nanette is always on the move, but you can keep track of her by visiting her occasional blog, “Music and Words on the Road,” Blog, http://musicandwordsontheroad.blogspot.com, or her website, http://www.nanette.biz.
Other recent articles, sales, and writing include:
*"Anything But Farming: Opera Singer Birgit Nielsson," Highlights for Children (upcoming, TBA)
* “Hunting for Help: Finding a Critique Group That’s Right for You,” and “The Careful Critiquer’s Checklist: How to Give and Get Good Critiques,” (Two-part article, The Acorn, Spring and Fall, 2008)
* Double Take Reading: Move Up and Step Up (writing content provider, DemiDec, 2007-2008)
* “To Tattoo or Not To,” Byline Magazine (July, 2006)
* “So You Want to Say ‘Please’ in Portuguese: Online Foreign Language Resources,” The Acorn
(Spring, 2005); also SCBWI Bulletin (July/ August 2005)
Member since 2000
Region: California: San Francisco North and East Bay
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Available for Speaking Engagements?