Category Archive: Poetry:

Dec 13

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

What: Writer’s retreat
When: January 13-16, 2017
Where: Stockton Seaview Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ area

Why: Write and attend lots of prose and poetry workshops. Special guests, and Pulitzer Prize winners, Stephen Dunn and Sharon Olds lead feedback sessions of Advanced Poetry Writing.

Poetry Workshops:

  • Poetry Writing Workshop
  • Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop
  • Feedback session with Stephen Dunn
  • Feedback session with Sharon Olds
  • Creative Writing Sampler (Fiction, Poetry, Memoir)

Additional Writing Workshops:

  • Fiction workshops
  • Nonfiction and memoir workshops
  • Song writing and other writing workshops

Tagline: Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring.

http://wintergetaway.com/

Nov 18

Break into a Pro Market at the New York Pitch Conference

Why: Hone your pitch, and in so doing, gain insight in to the marketability of your work. Bills itself as “The Premier Career Launcher for Commercial Authors.”  Focus on Autobiography/Memoir, Children’s, Fiction, Humor, Mystery, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing, Romance, Science Fiction/Fantasy or Young Adult.

Learn with authors, agents and editors, including Brendan Deneen, Robert Olen Butler, Kimberley Cameron, Lyssa Keusch, Robert Bausch, Michael Neff, Tina Wexler, Jackie Cantor, Susan Breen, Caitlin Alexander, Michael Braff and Paula Munier.

Algonkian – the sponsor – bills itself as one of “the most successful and pragmatic events for writers and authors who desire to break into major commercial markets.” Learn how pitch a professional and get your work taken seriously industry professionals. All advice is provided by professionals, not peer critique.

http://newyorkpitchconference.com/

Oct 27

Shape up with online writing classes from Absolute Write

What: Absolute online writing classes and workshops
When:
Year round

Where: Online, based in Seattle, Washington

Why: Attend online writing classes year round to improve your craft. Teaching methods vary from instructor to instructor, but include online writing courses with assignments, one-on-one instruction, and tutorials.

Focus on Business/Technical, Children’s, Fiction, Marketing, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing or Screenwriting.

Selected faculty:

  • Andrea Campbell
  • Sheila Bender
  • Amy Brozio-Andrews
  • Deborah Bouziden
  • Mike Sedge
  • George Sheldon
  • Elsie Walker
  • Bill Van Nostran

Contact:

Amy Brozio-Andrews
Managing ed.
Absolute Write
8911 Vernon Road M#165
Lake Stevens, WA 98258
United States
(518) 331-7994