OCT 29

South Carolina Writers Association Craft Builds Community Conference (SCWA) 2016


Conference CFP




  29 Oct 2016 through 29 Oct 2016

CFP Deadline:

  07 Oct 2016


  Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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Sponsoring organization:

  South Carolina Writers Association SCWA (formerly South Carolina Writers' Workshop SCWW)


  Arts & Humanities > Other

Event description:

Craft Builds Community--One-Day Conference Schedule When: Saturday, October 29, 2016 8:30 am 4:45 pm Where: South Carolina State Museum (SCSM), 301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29214 Price: $67 for SCWA members; $77 for non-members (Not a member–join at registration and get member price); $10 discount to 2016 Carrie McCray winners. Limit 100 attendees. Attendees get a free copy of The Petigru Review, SCWA's Literary Anthology 8:30-9:30 –Meet & Greet with free continental breakfast. 9:30-10:10 – Keynote Speaker—Michelle Buckman. 10:10-10:20 Break. 10:20-11:15* – I. Breakout Sessions. Chose one workshop. Prose—Heather Marshall “The Nature of Character.” Prose—Michelle Buckman “How to Create Memorable Characters.” Poetry—Morri Creech "Composing in Form Part 1" 11:20-12:15* – II. Breakout Sessions (55 min.) Chose one workshop. Fiction—Scott Gould “The Foolproof, 100%, No -Doubt-About-It Ficn Writing Prompt” Prose—Heather Marshall “Once upon a Time. Poetry—Morri Creech "Composing in Form Part 2" 12:15-1:15— The Petigru Review Launch Party & Catered Lunch. Readings by Carrie McCray Memorial Award Winners and The Petigru Review contributors. 1:15-2:10* – III. Breakout Sessions. Chose one workshop. Nonfiction—Patti Morrow “Mysteries of Travel Writing Revealed.” Prose—Michelle Buckman “Show AND Tell.” Prose— Scott Gould “Prose Slush Fest.” 2:10-3:00 – Full Faculty Panel Discussion “How to Get Published with Q & A” session after. 3:00-4:45 –Open Mic Party with readings by The Petigru Review Anthology Contributors and refreshments. SCWA Members & Conference Faculty are encouraged to have their books for sale and mingle with the participants. Notes: As always, conference schedules are subject to change because of personal emergencies. If such happens, we will substitute teachers of similar quality and material. Critiques will be seven (7) minutes each and will take place either during a portion of the lunch hour or during a portion of the Open Mic Party. The cost is $25 for 5 pages, include page numbers and name in the header. Please register Prose pieces only for either Heather Marshall or Michelle Buckman.

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20 September 2016
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