F285. Find Your Writers Community No Matter Where You Live: Writers Centers, Conferences, and Retreats 101
Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Michael Khandelwal writes and publishes fiction and poetry and teaches workshops for The Muse Writers Center in Norfolk, Virginia, for which he is the Executive Director (and cofounder). He is a columnist for Coastal Virginia magazine and a former webmaster for The American Council on Education.
Gregg Wilhelm is founder and publisher of CityLit Project in Baltimore. He earned his MFA in fiction from the University of Tampa. He has received a Rubys Artist Project Grant and a Maryland State Arts Council Artist Award. In 2016, he joined Publishers Weekly’s first Publishers Delegation to Cuba.
Andrea Wilson is the founding director of the Iowa Writers' House based in Iowa City. IWH's mission is to extend the Iowa literary legacy, building community among writers, editors, readers, audiences, and all those who honor the power of words.
Melissa Wyse is a fiction writer and essayist. She has held residencies at MacDowell, VCCA, and Ragdale. Her work appears in publications including Shenandoah, the Rumpus, and Urbanite. She is the founder and director of Idlewild Arts, and she serves as the writer in residence at Pomfret School.