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More Scene Wednesday: Conference & Retreat

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.

vcfa.edu/novel-retreat

 

 

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

vcfa.edu/pwc

If your interested in attending on or both, just go to the sites listed. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday and be blessed!

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Scene Wednesday: Fine Arts Work Center Summer Workshop

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 faculty in assigned rooms
  • 7pm Welcome reception
MONDAY
  • 8:30-9am Continental breakfast in lounge
  • 9am-4pm Daily 3 or 4 hour workshops (check course descriptions for times)
  • 6:30pm Faculty reading & artist talk
TUESDAY
  • 8:30-9am Continental breakfast in lounge
  • 9am-4pm Daily 3 or 4 hour workshops (check course description for times)
  • 5-6:30pm BBQ for students and faculty
  • 6:30pm Faculty reading and art talk
WEDNESDAY
  • 8:30-9am Continental breakfast in lounge
  • 9am-4pm Daily 3 or 4 hour workshop (check course description for times)
  • 6:30pm Faculty reading and art talk
THURSDAY
  • 8:30-9am Continental breakfast in lounge
  • 9am-4pm Daily 3 or 4 hour workshops (check course description for times)
  • 4:30pm Student Open Studios, Readings, and courtyard reception for students, faculty, and friends
FRIDAY
  • 8:30-9am Continental breakfast in lounge
  • 9am-4pm Daily 3 or 4 hour workshops (check course description for times)
  • 6-8pm Provincetown Gallery Stroll
SATURDAY
  • By Noon Check-out for all students

 

For more information go to FAWC.ORG/SUMMER.

More to come…….