What to Give the Writing Dad? Registration to Nonfiction Workshop

2011 Memphis Creative Nonfiction Workshop Memphis, Tennessee September 23-25, 2011        The 2011 Memphis Creative Nonfiction Workshop will feature faculty-led manuscript critique sessions, craft talks, a “pitch fest” hosted by a literary agent, panels, and keynote presentations by published authors in the field of creative nonfiction, including creative nonfiction authors, Neil White, Kristen Iversen, […]

Register Now for 2011 Squire Summer Writing Residency

    Registration is now open for the North Carolina Writers’ Network’s 2011 Squire Summer Writing Residency, July 14-17 at the Hilton Riverfront in New Bern.  The Squire Summer Writing Residency is open only to the first fifty registrants, who can choose one of the following workshops: Creative Nonfiction with Virginia Holman; Poetry with Peter Makuck; […]

Hone Writing Skills in Faulkner Town

The Yoknapatawpha Summer Writers Workshop Oxford, MS.   June 10 to 12, 2011       The Yoknapatawpha Summer Writers Workshop  features craft talks, publishing panels, open mics and social hours, including a trip to the famous Taylor Grocery Catfish in Taylor, MS. Featured faculty include award winning fiction writers John Brandon, Scott Morris and M.O. Walsh, best […]

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Festival

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Festival April 30- May 1,2011 9:00 a.m. Gulf Hills Hotel/Conference Center Ocean Springs, MS End National Poetry Month on the Mississippi Gulf Coast where you can attend poetry workshops, readings, and award presentations hosted by Alabama’s award-winning poet, Dr. Virginia Gilbert. Learn more: www.misspoetry.net

2011 Kentucky Writers Conference This Weekend

Don’t miss authors Judith Viorst, T.J. Stiles, Nicholas Sparks, and many more…all for FREE at the Kentucky Writers Conference April 16 from 9 am to 4 pm. Find directions, event schedule, and author information by visiting http://www.sokybookfest.org/

Don’t Miss the Conference on Southern Literature April 14-16

 Conference on Southern Literature     April 14-16    Chattanooga, Tennessee      The Arts & Education Council’s 16th biennial Conference on Southern Literature will feature some of the most beloved writers in Southern literature. Highlights of this year’s event include a tribute to Harper Lee, the premiere of an Elizabeth Spencer documentary, keynote addresses by Dorothy Allison and […]

Oxford American Summit for Ambitious Writers

The first-ever Oxford American Summit for Ambitious Writers—a five-day, creatively intense workshop for writers seeking to enhance their literary skills—will take place June 21-26, 2011, atop picturesque Petit Jean Mountain in Arkansas. The application process for the Summit begins Jan. 15. Distinguished faculty, guest lecturers and publishing experts will lead innovative programming challenging participants to […]

Save the Date: April 14-16, Conference on Southern Lit

If you’d like the opportunity to meet Roy Blount, Charles Frazier, Richard Bausch, and Elizabeth Spencer all in the same place, don’t miss the 2011 AEC Conference on Southern Literature in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Arts & Education Council’s 16th biennial Conference on Southern Literature (April 14-16) will feature some of the most beloved writers in […]