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Editing, Writing Assistance — Essays, Books, Fiction or Nonfiction

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Michael Patrick Pearson has published hundreds of essays and seven books. Willie Morris, the former editor of Harper’s, said, “Michael Pearson is one of our nation’s finest memoirists.”

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My fee is $100 per hour for manuscripts -- editing and advising. I've taught in graduate creative writing programs for forty years, and I've published hundreds of essays, seven books, and worked with students and freelancers to publish their work.

Michael Patrick Pearson, a professor emeritus of creative writing and American literature at Old Dominion University, has published essays and stories in The Boston GlobeThe Baltimore SunThe Atlanta Journal and ConstitutionThe New York Times, The Washington Post, The Southern Literary Journal, Shenandoah Review, ChautauquaThe Morning News,Creative NonfictionThe New York Journal of Books, and many others.  He is the author of seven books – among them Imagined Places: Journeys into Literary America (1991 -- listed as a notable book by The New York Times Book Review), Dreaming of Columbus: A Boyhood in the Bronx (1999), Innocents Abroad Too (2008 -- a narrative about two journeys around the world by ship), and, most recently, Reading Life -- On Books, Memory, and Travel (2015).  Pearson has also written Shohola Falls (2003). Willie Morris, the former editor of Harper’s, said, “Michael Pearson is one of our nation’s finest memoirists.”