All posts tagged: Creative writing

Wednz Scene: The Mayapple & Sarah Lawrence Summer Intensive

May 17 / 17 A whole lot of creativity going on….a good bundle of creative things. Found this on the Hyperallergic website…Mayapple & Sarah Lawrence Summer Intensive. Read on… cred: sarah lawrence Responding to Human Rights Issues through the Arts June 11 – June 17, 2017 Sarah Lawrence College has embarked on an innovative partnership with Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities to offer summer programs in the arts and humanities that address contemporary issues within global society. This summer’s program is a one-week creative writing intensive for adults centered around the theme, Responding to Human Rights Issues through the Arts. The act of writing is an attempt to recognize the world, especially as it becomes increasingly unrecognizable. This workshop treats the writer’s work as a citizen of this world: one that can either suffer from reading the daily news or evoke memories and invent visions of the future. If one’s writing is to survive, it must speak back to it, without creating forcibly political overtones. If one’s writing is to help the world …

The Scene Weekend: The Memoir Writing Club

January 16 / 16  Hey! Found something for you present or future writers, courtesy of The Memoir Writing Club. Their aim is to turn your life experiences into page turning memoirs and autobiographical fiction best sellers….well that’s what they said. A writing retreat workshop is in the works….. THE MEMOIR WRITING CLUB WRITING RETREAT WORKSHOP (courtesy cred: The Memoir Writing Club website) ⇓ The Creative Writer’s Workshop: Master Classes Online 4-Week Fiction – starts Sun 21 Feb 2016 4-Week Memoir – Contact for Schedule with Book Writing Coach and Author Irene Graham Online Limited to 4 x Emerging /Advanced Writers In my Online Fiction and Memoir Master Classes I work with 4 x Emerging/Advanced Writers in a Workshopping capacity to support work-in-progress manuscripts. These dedicated LIVE Online Classes will provide pertinent feedback on your book.  You will also receive private tuition from me regarding the structure of your Novel or Memoir, together with tutoring on advanced language and writing voice skills. For full details and to apply get in touch with Irene now. There are not …

Artscene Newsletter: How to Become a Member of AWP

April 29, 2015 Hello! Time for more artscene today.  Good stuff to share with you, so much so, that each will have their own post. First, how do you become a member of the Association of Writers and Writing Program and what are the benefits?   ASSOCIATION OF WRITERS & WRITING PROGRAMS (AWP) AWP provides support, advocacy, resources, and community to nearly 50,000 writers at all stages of their careers. Since 1967, we have sought to foster literary achievement, advance the art of writing as essential to a good education, and serve the makers, teachers, students, and readers of contemporary writing. AWP MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS A subscription to the Writer’s Chronicle, free digital reader apps, and access to our archive of past issues online. Access to our online Job List, highlighting job and fellowship opportunities for writers across the country. Access to the Writer’s Calendar, so you can explore writing conferences, grants, awards, and opportunities for publication. Access to our career advice and reports on the academic job market. A personalized profile in our online Directory …

Artscene Newsletter Wednesday: Events on the Shadowbox Calendar & Published Literature

April 15, 2015 Good Afternoon art peeps! If you look to your right on the blog site, you’ll see Events Calendar. This is where future events are posted. There is one I can share with you about…. PARIS PHOTO  THE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AND MOVING IMAGE PARAMOUNT PICTURES STUDIOS MAY 1 – 3,  2015 from their website: Paris Photo Los Angeles, the third US edition of the world’s most celebrated art fair for works created in the photographic medium, will take place at Paramount Pictures Studios offering the ideal setting to explore how artists have been and are using photography and moving images in their work in the 20th and 21st centuries. A majority of gallery exhibitors will utilize Paramount Pictures’ legendary soundstages to present historical and contemporary bodies of works by exceptional artists. The New York Street Backlot section is dedicated to the presentation of cutting-edge solo shows, Young Gallery exhibitions, and bookseller stands. The one-of-a-kind setting on Paramount’s backlot is a replica of New York City’s streets. The public program is an …