Day: August 2, 2017

Wednz Scene: The New Guard Contests in Fiction and Poetry

Aug. 2 / 17 Hey again….just one more thing to mention. The New Guard Contest in Fiction and Poetry is in search of applicants. Read more below….. credit source: association of writers & writing programs (AWP) The New Guard Contests in Fiction and Poetry Hanover, New Hampshire, United States   DETAILS Center APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 31, 2017 TUITION / COST:$20 entry fee SCHOLARSHIP: None Available CONTACT: Shanna McNair EMAIL: editors@writershotel.com WEBSITE: www.newguardreview.com Two prizes of $1,500 each and publication in The New Guard are given annually for a poem and a short story. Mark Doty will judge the Knightville Poetry Contest; Chris Abani will judge the Machigonne Fiction Contest. Using the online submission system, submit three poems of up to 150 lines each or no more than 5,000 words of prose with a $20 entry fee by August 31. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines. Faculty Featured Writers Include: Knightville Poetry Contest judge: Mark Doty Machigonne Fiction Contest judge: Chris Abani Publisher: Shanna McNair   Genres Poetry, Fiction Location The New Guard, …

Wednz Scene: Workshops & Retreats

Aug. 2 / 17 First Wednesday of this month of August and I found some workshops and retreats courtesy of Artshow. credit source: artshow Watercolor Workshop in Tuscany with Dodie Davis & Vitalia Tours w/Venice Add-on (Tuscany, Italy)  September 25 – October 4, 2017 10-Day unique watercolor workshop for artists of all levels. This is an exceptional combination of food, wine, excursions & painting workshops. Tuscany is quintessential Italy and an artist’s dreamscape with amazing scenery: Let yourself be seduced by the colors, the exquisite light, and the charm of autumn in Tuscany. Learn more   Plein-Air Urban Watercolour Workshops in Barcelona  Year-round (see website for details) This is an opportunity to enjoy a 5 day plein-air intensive watercolor workshop in the heart of Barcelona, Spain. Professional artist Paul Raymonde and his wife Angela run an urban painting course in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Classes are carefully structured to explain and practice the intricacies of traditional watercolor technique. Learn more   Plein Air Landscape Workshop in beautiful Teton Valley, Idaho  October 1-5, 2017 …