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September alumni news: publication success & a new local workshop

We continue to hear good publishing news from alumni — including the latest crop of participants from 2012. Fiction writer Kirstin Chen, who was in Lan Samantha Chang’s workshop this year, learned while at the conference that her debut novel will be published in the fall of 2013 by Amazon Publishing. A 2011-2012 Steinbeck Fellow […]

Ron Carlson, Man of Many Genres

This year, we welcome the return of Ron Carlson, whose renown as a master of the short story is matched only by his excellence and generosity as a teacher—as those in his workshop are bound to discover. And this year, Carlson returns with a just-published first book of poetry under his belt. With five novels, […]

Scholarship opportunity

Click over to our blog post to find out more about a scholarship offered through AWP to attend a writing conference, including ours…

Scholarship Opportunity!

Eager to attend the conference but could use some financial support to pull it off? Here’s a scholarship opportunity offered throughthe Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP).  The $500 award, offered to a poet and a fiction writer each, can be applied to any member conference of the Writing Conference and Centers, a division of AWP.  We are […]

2012 Application Materials Now Available!

Application information and forms are now available, along with guidelines for applying for scholarships. Applications will be considered for rolling admission beginning March 1, 2012. The scholarship deadline is April 2, 2012. Apply Now | Scholarships For up-to-the-minute conference news, “like” us on Facebook @napawritersconference.