Candace Kearns Read

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Candace Kearns Read

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Candace Kearns Read is the author of The Rope Swing: A Memoir (Eagle Wings Press, Sep 2016). She is a screenwriter and story analyst who has worked for Hollywood talent agencies, producers, directors, and actors, including the likes of Anthony Hopkins and Michelle Pfeiffer. Her screenplays have been optioned and developed with Fox, Disney, HBO, and Lifetime. She teaches creative writing for Antioch University and the Young Writers Program at Lighthouse. She’s also the author of the screenwriting handbook Shaping True Story into Screenplay, and co-author of the memoir Bogie’s Bike. Her essays have appeared in, The Manifest-Station, and The Rumpus. She holds a BFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles.

Classes with Candace Kearns Read


How to Write a Personal Statement for Teens

October 14, 2023

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