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Artscene Newsletter: Workshops & Upcoming Writers’ Conference

February 4, 2015

Good Morning! Let’s head off to Portland, Oregon for a workshop headed by Sandra Duran Wilson.

ART & SOUL / March 6-8, 2015

Portland, OR

3/6 Friday All Cracked Up

3/7 Saturday Instant Gratification Transfers

3/8 Taming the Wild Acrylics or Mastering the Mediums

If your interested for more workshops from this artist, please go to and click on 2015 Workshop Schedule.


Yale is heading their 2015 Writers’ Conference. Read on….


Faculty Includes:

  • Phil Klay
  • Amy Bloom
  • Cheryl Strayed
  • Gish Jen
  • Colm Toibin 

Director: Terence Hawkins

from the website:

The Yale Writers’ Conference is an intensive program for the committed writer. Our faculty are nationally known writers who are also inspiring and accessible teachers. Our facilities are the Yale campus.

Each year over a hundred and forty writers from around the world have come to New Haven for each of two sessions. They have gone on to publish their first books or stories, produce plays, and organize a writing workshop for veterans.

If you are interested to attend, you can apply at  Contact:

Summer 2015 dates:

  • Session I: June 6 – 16, 2015
  • Session II: June 18-21, 2015 

This just in…..

The following workshops are full and closed to further enrollment:

Session I

  • John Crowley
  • Julia Glass
  • Eileen Pollack


Session II

  • Jotham Burrello

Again, if your interested, better apply before it’s too late!

Return for more Artscene next week and don’t forget to check out Black History Poet & Short Stories Saturday!

Enjoy Wednesday and be blessed!

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