Writers gather in an intimate lakeside setting with award-winning authors and teachers to practice the arts of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction in one of the most affordable and intensive conferences anywhere. Camille Dungy gives MNWC an A plus!
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Publishing, Fiction, Poetry, Non-fiction
This year's stellar lineup includes:
Tracy K. Smith - Distinguished Visiting Writer.
Elizabeth Bradfield - Poetry.
Janice N. Harrington - Poetry.
Ravi Howard - Fiction.
Ernestine Hayes - Creative Nonfiction.
Ander Monson - Creative Nonfiction.
$550 (or $600 after April 5) includes intensive workshop, daily craft talks, Reading Series, pontoon, publishing and editor Q&As and 5 conference meals. Half hour manuscript consult with faculty is $45. Affordable housing. Apply online by May 1.