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    I Really Hope You’ll Come Around

    Ely Vance's appreciation of David Berman

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    In the Spotlight

    Get to know member Octavio Quintanilla, associate professor at Our Lady of the Lake University.

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    Carlie Hoffman writes about a situation where language isn't enough

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    Something to Write About

    Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman on experiential and observational learning in the creative nonfiction workshop

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    An Eye for the Long Run

    Martin Lammon's tribute to Donald Hall in the September 2019 issue

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In the Spotlight: Octavio Quintanilla

Associate Professor, Our Lady of the Lake University

Writer's Notebook: "Something to Write About: Experiential and Observational Learning in the Creative Nonfiction Workshop"

Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman | September 2019

Podcast: Episode 74: A Reading and Conversation with Gish Jen and Tobias Wolff, Sponsored by the Oregon State University School of Writing, Literature, and Film

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Calendar

  • Oct 27

    The Landscape Let Me In: A Place-Based Generative Writing Workshop in San Miguel de Allende

    Demystify the process of prose writing while collecting the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and textures of San Miguel.

  • Nov 01

    The Loft's Wordsmith Conference

    The Loft's Wordsmith: a Craft, Career, and Connection Conference for Writers will take place November 1–3, 2019. It will bring visiting agents, editors, and writers for a full weekend of sessions, pitches, one-on-one meetings, networking, and conversation

  • Nov 01

    Writing By Writers Mill House Residency

    The dog-friendly Writing By Writers Mill House Residency is open to fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers and poets.

  • Nov 08

    North Carolina Writers' Network Fall Conference

    A full weekend in Asheville that includes lunch and dinner banquets with readings, keynotes, tracks in several genres, open mic sessions, and the opportunity for one-on-one manuscript critiques with editors or agents.

  • Nov 08

    2019 Writing By Writers Fall Manuscript Boot Camp

    The Writing By Writers Manuscript Boot Camp is for the writer who has a full book-length manuscript (novel, memoir or short story collection) and would like to engage with a small group for a serious and productive response.

  • Nov 09

    2019 Texas Writes in ATX

    Commit one special weekend to your writing with ten brilliant craft presentations and conversations with some of the most exciting writers in Texas.

  • Nov 09

    Autumn Writing Getaway

    November 9, 2019 A one day fall retreat for poets and writers

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