All posts tagged: conference

MidWeek Update: Gaming Conferences for September 2018

9. 12. 18 Hello people! It’s been a while since I posted anything for games. Makeup time today! I know it’s a bit late, but I managed to find several, thanks to GamesIndustry.biz. Credit source: gamesindustry.biz ESI London 2018 ESI London is a three-day esports business conference focused on building a bridge between expertise and interest while explaining the esports industry from the inside out. A full day of esports focused workshops covering topics such as how to build a brand and make content just like an esport endemic, league, event and team operations, the importance of PR in esports, legal and compliance and much more will cover just day one.  18th September 2018  Olympia, London, United Kingdom https://sbcevents.com/esi-london-2018/     Mobile Growth Summit Canada 2018 Mobile Growth Canada is a 1-day event filled with insightful content from the best in business such as Facebook, Playtika, and a host of other proven players in the mobile app business. FREE for all mobile marketers thanks to our sponsors of the event. Join this growing mobile marketing …

Wednz Scene: Upcoming Literary Events

April 26 / 17 Hey! It’s turning out to be a nice Wednesday morning and we’re focusing on literature. Found a couple of literary events courtesy of Association of Writers & Writing Program or AWP. If these interest you, then please read on…. cred: association of writers & writing program Story Catcher Summer Writing Workshop and Festival Chadron, Nebraska, United States   DETAILS JUN 14 – JUN 17, 2017 Retreat APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017 TUITION / COST:$350.00 SCHOLARSHIP: Available Graduate students and others who have writing classroom experience (either as a teacher, student or both), and whose work shows promise, may apply for the Emerging Writer Instructorship. The successful applicant will be honored as a “Mari Sandoz Emerging CONTACT: Steve Coughlin PHONE:308.432.6306 EMAIL:scoughlin@csc.edu Set in the beautiful Pine Ridge Region of Northwest Nebraska, we will gather to explore the untamed terrains of our lives: in nature and the outdoors, in our relationships with one another, in our place and purpose in the world. The Story Catcher Summer Writing Workshop and Festival will gather in …

Scene Wednesday: Hollihock Writer’s Conference & Writeaway In Italy

August 10 / 16 Good Afternoon! This week is going a bit fast and we’re in the middle of it. It’s Hump Day Wednesday and there are two things to pass along. First, Hollihock Writer’s Conference…… (cred: hollihock.org) HOLLIHOCK WRITERS CONFERENCE Write | Inspire | Educate | Network NEW BEDFORD, MA   AUGUST 26 – 28, 2016   Join the creative community of New England including published authors, educators, and industry professionals as we explore all aspects of the writing life. Over this three-day conference, take part in discussions about the literary world of creative writing, poetry, and non-fiction; attend panels to learn tips on finding an agent and writing query letters; get your hands dirty in workshops and master classes; and hear professional writers share their work. Hollihock welcomes writers in any phase of their literary life, from beginners intimidated by the blank page, to published professionals looking for a network of fellow creative thinkers to share ideas. Join us August 26-28, 2016 and immerse yourself in the creative world for a wonderful weekend of …

More Scene Wednesday: Literary Retreats & Conferences

July 13 / 16 Morning, a few things going on in the literary area…..   Beyond Baroque Mavericks & Masters Poetry Retreat August 15-19, 2016 Venice Beach, CA This is a five-day, intensive workshop with uniquely qualified writers who are currently publishing and teaching. Along with daily writing classes, you will also have the option of attending morning yoga to get your blood and creativity flowing, and special evening events, like a walking tour with Mike “The Poet” Sonken of KCET fame. In the past 46 years, Beyond Baroque has played muse to the Venice Beats, the Punk Movement, as well as visiting and local poets, musicians and writers. Let it inspire you! Located in the vibrant Venice Beach area and originally founded as a carnival town and sister city to Venice, Italy, Beyond Baroque is the heart of the literature of Los Angeles. Two scholarships are given each year. This year’s core instructors are Laurel Ann Bogen and Gail Wronsky. Website: http://www.beyondbaroque.org/mastermindmavericksworkshops         WILLAMETTE WRITERS 2016 CONFERENCE August 12-14, 2016 Portland, …

Scene Weekend: Writers Conference & Workshop

June 4 / 16 Hey there! It’s been awhile since Shadowbox has put anything on literature, but I always find something in that department. (cred: AWP) Hampton Roads Writers Eighth Annual Writers’ Conference Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States HRW’s Eighth Annual Writers’ Conference, which takes place Sept. 15 – 17, 2016 at the Virginia Beach/Norfolk Conference center, Holiday Inn Hotel, Virginia Beach, VA, offers outstanding opportunities to network, improve your craft and marketing skills, and pitch work to agents. 1 evening plus 2 full days of workshops, 2 best-selling key notes, 2 first ten-lines critique sessions, 50 workshops during 10 breakout sessions, ten-minute agent pitches, NO-FEE, cash-prize contests for short fiction, short non-fiction, and poetry, FREE 90-minute networking social with food and drink, and evening 2-hr open mic session. Optional conference features include: first 10-pages manuscript review. Workshops cover fiction, nonfiction, memoir, poetry, screenwriting, and the business of getting published. A book shop, book signings, and many networking opportunities will be available. Vendor tables available. Tuition includes lunch on Friday and Saturday, all-day beverage service …

Scene Wednesday: Kentucky Women Writers Conference

May 11 / 16 Hello again, one more thing to add. The Kentucky Women Writers Conference will be held later this year in September. I’m passing it along to you guys…… KENTUCKY WOMEN WRITERS CONFERENCE September 16 – 17, 2016   Keynote Speaker: Mary Karr Natalie Diaz Danielle Dutton Mary Karr Lisa Russ Spaar Dana Spiotta Bianca Spriggs Crystal Wilkinson & many more Registration opened May 1, 2016 $200 with one workshop $125 without workshop $30 students June 1 deadline to apply for Betty Gabehart Prizes in poetry, fiction, & nonfiction; and for scholarships. http://www.kentuckywomenwriters.org Lexington, Kentucky  (859) 257 – 2874 Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday and be blessed! featured & other images: rebelwalls.com, wsj.com and kentucky.com

More Scene Wednesday: A Summer Writing Conference……

March 30 / 16 Hey there again! Got something for those who love to write or thinking about writing. The University of Rhode Island is having a summer writing conference. Here are the details…. (cred: University of Rhode Island) THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND / OCEAN STATE SUMMER WRITING CONFERENCE JUNE 23 – 25, 2016 FEATURED SPEAKERS MARGO JEFFERSON / Pulitzer Prize Winning Cultural Critic RIGOBERTO GONZALEZ / American Book Award Winner JULIANNA BAGGOTT / New York Times Notable Author Also featuring: Talvikki Ansel, Rachel Harper, Michael Lennon, Patrick Madden, Christina Pugh, and Jody Lisberger URI Faculty: Mary Cappello, Peter Covino, and Derek Nikitas The 2016 10th Annual Conference is dedicated to the memory of Robert Leuci Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Memoir, Poetry, and Screenwriting Workshops, Publishing Sessions One-on-one Consultations Learn more about the Ocean State Review, a journal of literary arts. uri.edu/summerwriting For those interested, just go to the website listed above. One more thing post…..                     featured & other cred: theodysseyonline.com, uri.edu/summerwrting and afvodyssey.org  

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! featured cred: unknown