Day: March 16, 2016

More Scene Wednesday: Conference & Retreat

March 16 / 16 And we’re back with more great stuff! A writers’ conference and novel retreat to post today. Read on……. (cred: Vermont College of Fine Arts)   VERMONT COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS NOVEL RETREAT May 24-30, 2016   Ru Freeman – Immersion writing Clint McCown – Manuscript critiques  Connie May Fowler – Process discussions Imagine yourself in Vermont this Spring, surrounded by others who share your passion, and immersed in your writing in an atmosphere designed to inspire.     21st ANNUAL POSTGRADUATE WRITERS’ CONFERENCE August 8-14, 2016 Creative Nonfiction Richard McCann Sue William Silverman Anthony Swofford Joan Wickersham Novel Andre Dubus III Ann Hood Lee Martin Short Story Steve Almond Ellen Lesser Poetry Eduardo C. Corral Poetry Manuscript Kathleen Graber Patricia Smith David Wojahn Kevin Young “You have perfected the writers’ conference as we know it.” – PWC Participant If your interested in attending on or both, just go to the sites listed. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday and be blessed! featured cred: unknown Advertisements

Scene Wednesday: Fine Arts Work Center Summer Workshop

March 16 / 16 Good Morning! The focus on this post is about the Fine Arts Work Center Summer Workshop in Provincetown, Massachusetts. I’m sure some of you read last Saturday’s post about registration, fees, cancellation policy, scholarships and discounts. The Summer Workshop Program is June 12 – August 26, 2016. Here is a what the week will look like. (cred: Fine Arts Work Center)   YOUR WEEK  @ THE FINE ARTS WORK CENTER Each week begins with a welcome reception and course orientation. Each morning begins with a continental breakfast. Nightly readings and artists talks are presented by visiting faculty. Mid-week events include a festive BBQ and Student Open Studios and Readings which offer students an opportunity to share their work. SUNDAY 4-6pm Check-in any time after 4pm at the Summer Program office. If you are staying on campus and plan on arriving later than 6pm, please let us know. No early arrivals 6pm Orientation is held for students & faculty in the Stanley Kunitz Common Room and is required 6:30pm Introductory class meetings with …