Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference

Concord, Massachusetts, United States


Details
Year Round

Conference

TUITION / COST:See website
SCHOLARSHIP:None Available

CONTACT: Joan Houlihan
PHONE: 978-897-0054
EMAIL: conferences@colrainpoetry.com
WEBSITE: http://www.colrainpoetry.com

Poetry conference focused on book-length and chapbook-length manuscripts is held in Massachusetts, Vermont, New Mexico, California and Washington and includes pre-conference work, manuscript analysis workshops, and in-depth editor consultations. Poetry readings, editorial panel Q&A, small groups (6-7).

The only poetry conference focused entirely on book-length and chapbook-length manuscripts. Poets work with established editors and publishers to receive realistic and useful feedback and to develop publication goals. Held in Massachusetts, New Mexico, California, Washington and other locations, and includes pre-conference work, manuscript analysis workshops, and intensive editor consultations. Poetry readings, editorial panel Q&A, small groups (6-7).

Please see website for 2014 dates.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Joan Houlihan, Founder and Director, Frederick Marchant, Director, Creative Writing Program, Suffolk University; Martha Rhodes, Director, Four Way Books; Jeffrey Shotts, Poetry Editor, Graywolf Press; Ellen Dore Watson, Director, Smith College Poetry Center; Gabriel Fried, Pesea Books; Peter Covino, Barrow Street Press, Rusty Morrison, Omnidawn Press, and others.


Genres

Poetry


Location

Concord Poetry Center
40 Stow Street
Concord
Massachusetts, United States
01742-2418



Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference

For Poets With a Book-Length (or Chapbook-Length) Manuscript: first conference to provide the faculty, connections, and method necessary to set poets with a completed or in-process manuscript on a path towards publication. Faculty includes editors and publishers Martha Rhodes (Four Way Books), Jeffrey Shotts (Graywolf Press), Peter Covino (Barrow Street), Gabriel Fried (Persea Books), Rusty Morrison (Omnidawn) and others; workshop leaders include Joan Houlihan (Lesley University); Frederick Marchant (Suffolk University), Ellen Doré Watson (Smith College).