• Small Group Sessions with Editors & Publishers • Publication Panel & Readings • Outstanding Faculty
A total immersion conference for book-length and chapbook-length manuscripts that includes pre-conference assignments, editorial workshops, manuscript evaluation by editors and publishers, evening poetry readings, editorial Q&A, and publication strategy session. Award-winning faculty and presses include Martha Rhodes (Four Way Books), Jeff Shotts (Graywolf Press), Gabriel Fried (Persea Books), Tupelo Press (Jeffrey Levine), and poets Joan Houlihan, Frederick Marchant and Ellen Dore Watson. Held in California, Massachusetts, Oregon, and New Mexico. Next-level Intensives for previous attendees and for those with manuscripts close to publication (finalist, semi-finalist, publisher feedback, etc.) are held in January, March, August and November in Greenfield, Massachusetts.
Founder Joan Houlihan; Frederick Marchant (Suffolk University); Ellen Dore Watson (Smith College); Jeffrey Levine (Tupelo Press); Martha Rhodes (Four Way Books); Jeffrey Shotts (Graywolf Press); Peter Covino (Barrow Street Press)
San Francisco, California
Truchas, New Mexico