14th Annual Eckerd College Writers' Conference: Writers in Paradise

St. Petersburg, Florida, United States


Details
Jan 13 - Jan 20, 2018

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:November 15, 2017
TUITION / COST:$900 ($25 toward app fee)
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
Full and partial funding available - check web page for details.

CONTACT: Marina Pruna
PHONE: 7273862264
EMAIL: wip@eckerd.edu
WEBSITE: www.writersinparadise.com

8-day writing conference of workshops, craft talks, panels, readings, and writing time in St. Petersburg, Florida. January 13-20, 2018. Located on the beautiful waterfront campus of Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, this writers’ conference features professional writers at the top of their form spending quality time with motivated and talented participants seeking an intimate, unhurried climate for learning…in paradise.

14th Annual Writers in Paradise

January 13-20, 2018

Located on the coast of the picturesque Boca Ciega Bay, the Fourteenth Annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise offers an intimate eight-day experience of workshop classes, roundtables, panel discussions, Q&As, readings, book signings, and receptions with our award-winning faculty and guest speakers.

This year’s faculty and guests include: Russell Banks, Lan Samantha Chang, Tim Dorsey, Andre Dubus III, Ann Hood, Major Jackson, Laura Lippman, Laura McCaffrey, Peter Meinke, Ana Menendez, Stewart O’Nan, Cathie Pelletier, Michael Ruhlman, Les Standiford, Helen Pruitt Wallace, Sterling Watson, agent/editor panels and more. We have over 20 fellowships and scholarships available, including 10 Sterling Watson MFA Fellowships for current and recent MFA students.

See what’s new for 2018, learn more about the conference and apply at www.writersinparadise.com.

Accepting Applications August 1 – November 15


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Lan Samantha Chang, Andre Dubus III, Ann Hood, Laura Lippman, Laura McCaffrey, Stewart O'Nan, Major Jackson, Les Standiford and Sterling Watson.


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction


Location

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg
Florida, United States
33711



14th Annual Eckerd College Writers' Conference: Writers in Paradise

Co-founded by Dennis Lehane and Sterling Watson, and co-directed by Les Standiford, Writers in Paradise offers an intensive eight-day experience of workshop classes, roundtables, panel discussions, Q&As, readings, book signings, and receptions with our award winning-faculty and guest speakers.

2018 faculty and guests will include Russell Banks, Lan Samantha Chang, Tim Dorsey, Andre Dubus III, Ann Hood, Major Jackson, Laura Lippman, Laura McCaffrey, Peter Meinke, Ana Menendez, Stewart O'Nan, Cathie Pelletier, Michael Ruhlman, Les Standiford, Helen Wallace, Sterling Watson, and agent/editor panels.