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Posted August 14, 2014


Other Words flier

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2014 Other Words Literary Conference

November 6-8, 2014, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida

Theme: Writing and Protest: Civil Rights, and the Rights for All

The city of St. Augustine will be holding events throughout the year, remembering its role in the Voting Rights Act signed 50 years ago. Our conference theme is about politics and writing broadly defined. However we entertain all ideas. The conference will feature panels, readings, a book fair, and a special exhibit created by Terri Witek and Cyriaco Lopes. For details on registration and other matters, please see


Posted August 7, 2014
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Anhinga Press 40th Anniversary Celebration & Poetry Festival

October 9-11, 2014, Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida

Anhinga Press has been publishing fine poetry for 40 years—a significant achievement for a small, independent, nonprofit poetry press. To celebrate, we are hosting two days and three nights of panel discussions, presentations, and poetry readings by more than 25 Anhinga poets, including David K. Kirby, Diane Wakoski, Erika Meitner, Frank Gaspar, Lola Haskins, Don Morrill, Sylvia Curbelo, Earl S. Braggs, and Jeff Gundy. Register before October 1 for only $75. Learn more about the poets, the program, and the venue at


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Windsor International Writers Conference,
November 13th-16th, 2014

Registration deadline: Rolling

Join us for "Writing Across Boundaries," a fun-filled intense learning experience for published authors and beginners alike! Schmooze with fellow writers and agents. Explore writing techniques for many genres including screenplay, poetry and journalism. Learn the how to's of getting published; morals in writing; incorporating minorities. Featuring Nino Ricci, Naomi Ragen, W. Bruce Cameron, Elliot Grove, Michael Greyeyes, Ron Silliman, Gordon Kirkland, Tracy Beckerman, Rick Sykes and many more! Pre-conference Intensive Roundtables with agents and editors. Earlybird registration fee extended to September 1st. Contests! Surprises! For more information go to


Posted July 31, 2014
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Literary Bohemian Write Away flier

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Write Away: A Retreat to Write Home About

August 31 - September 4, 2014. Český Krumlov, Czech Republic. Theme: Genius Loci. Registration deadline: August 25, 2014. The Literary Bohemian loves work that portrays a location's distinctive atmosphere. In the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Český Krumlov, writers will explore how the spirit of a place can influence the writing process. This retreat is recommended for writers of all genres in all stages of their development. If you have a specific project you’re working on, you will get the significant feedback and extra push to bring it forward. Cheshire (UK) Poet Laureate Andrew Rudd will preside as writer-in-residence. Limit: 12 participants. General inquiries:


Posted July 24, 2014
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The Creativity Workshop flier

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The Creativity Workshop

Creativity Workshops in New York, Florence, Dubai, Crete, Barcelona, Prague, Singapore. "I wrote my first published memoir because of this class. The instructors are magicians! They gently pushed us into discovering our unique creativity." Carroll Blue, author of the memoir The Dawn at my Back and Professor, SDSU, CA. In The Creativity Workshop we use many different techniques to help you find your way through the novel, essay, poem, memoir, or script you are writing or hope to write. You will do free writing, guided visualizations, collaborative writing, journaling, memoir and even some rudimentary drawing, collage and photography.




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