Tuesday, April 10, 2012

The Chesapeake Writers Conference - New this year!

From our friends at St. Mary's College:

The Chesapeake Writers Conference at St. Mary's College of Maryland

July 11-15, 2012

Join a community of writers on Maryland's beautiful Western Shore for the first Chesapeake Writers' Conference at St. Mary's College of Maryland. For five days we will focus intensively on writing in small, selective workshops led by acclaimed writers.

Participants will work with faculty closely to hone their craft in one of six genres:fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, food writing, writing about place, and writing for children. Craft classes, lectures on writing, and discussions of publishing will supplement the intensive workshop experience, and recreational activities will allow participants to explore and enjoy the beaches, bays, wineries and restaurants of the region.

Workshop Faculty

Patricia Henley (fiction)

Jeffrey Hammond (creative non-fiction)

Matthew Henry Hall (writing for children)

Michael Glaser (poetry)

Ana Maria Spagna (writing about place)

Tenaya Darlington (food writing)

Total Cost for residential attendees: $900

Total Cost for commuters: $700

Questions: Email ChesapeakeWritersConference@smcm.edu

All applications are due by May 15, 2012

Visit http://www.smcm.edu/summer/writing for submission and regisration information.

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