Author Anna Jane Grossman
Author and Journalist Anna Jane Grossman will read from her recent book, Obsolete:
An Encyclopedia of Once-common Things Passing Us By (Abrams Image, 2009)
on Wednesday, December 2, 2009. The discussion, which is free and open to the
public, will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Writing Center, located on the second
floor of the Randolph-Macon College Mc-Graw Page Library.
Grossman, a New York-based freelance writer who specializes in lifestyle and entertainment
features, will talk about her experience as a writer and share tips on how to get
published. Grossman has been published in dozens of publications, including The
New York Times, Salon.com, The Associated Press, Elle,
New York Magazine, Marie Claire and Fortune. Formerly
a staff reporter at both The New York Observer and The New York Post,
Grossman was the founding editor of MasterCard's online magazine, Priceless.com.
She is also the co-author of It’s Not Me, It’s You (Da Capo Press, 2006).
Grossman’s appearance at Randolph-Macon is sponsored by the R-MC Writing Center.
In addition to helping students improve as writers, the Center sponsors writing
events, speakers and contests.
Refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Professor Gayla Mills at (804) 752-3031.
For more information on R-MC's Writing Center, visit