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    Writer's Notebook

    Something to Write About

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


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    Writer's Notebook

    Giving Thanks to the Ampersand

    Did you know that September 8 is National Ampersand Day?


  • September Writer's Chronicle

    Writer's Chronicle

    An Eye for the Long Run

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


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    Writer's Notebook

    Witnessing the Furious Flowering

    Joanne V. Gabbin on valuing Black poetry


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    #AWP20 Accepted Events

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Writer's Chronicle


  • Sep 22

    Bread Loaf in Sicily

    This intensive program provides a small group of writers with a concentrated and personalized Bread Loaf experience.

  • Sep 25

    Your Right Livelihood: A Training in Doing the Work, Art, & Service You Love

    "The training gave me the tools to wade through all the possibilities, identify those that best expressed my values, and make a plan for my future.” ~ Diane Glass, writer and spiritual director

  • Sep 26

    The Power of Words

    Transformation, liberation, and celebration through the spoken, written, and sung word. Find your voice with workshops, performances, talking circles, celebration, and more, featuring writers, storytellers, performers, musicians, community leaders, activi

  • Sep 30

    The Himalayan Fiction Writers Retreat

    To shake up your writing, you need to take a big leap out of your comfort zone. Chances are, your writing will follow.

  • Oct 01

    Bookgardan: A Year's Sustenance for Writers

    A 12-month, low-residency book cultivation & mentorship program of sustained individual mentorship and ongoing small-group interaction online, bracketed by two week-long residencies.

  • Oct 05

    A Writer Within - Tuscany

    Don't be afraid to go where you've never gone and do what you've never done because both are necessary to have what you've never had and be who you've never been.

  • Oct 07

    Emerging Writers Intensive

    This eight-day writing workshop features multiple genres. The program is for new writers at varying levels of accomplishment, from not-yet-published writers to those with one published book.

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