Writer's Weekend at Summerville10am Now in its third year, Writers Weekend at Summerville, a conference for emerging writers, is an event designed to bring together emerging and established voices who share a love of and passion for reading and writing. Participants will learn from award-winning authors who will discuss elements of craft and share their published creative nonfiction, fiction and poetry. GRU faculty and local writers will also lead writing workshops for attendees seeking community and feedback. In addition, creative writing students will read from their work and discuss their experiences in the Creative Writing PROGRAM at GRU. Former PRESENTERS at THE CONFERENCE include Jerico Brown, Bronwen Dickey, Eric Smith, Michel Stone, Susan Tekulve, and Deno Trakas. http://gru.edu/colleges/pamplin/efl/writersweekend/
Westcheser Poetry Festival1pm-5:30pm
Aja Monet will deliver the keynote reading at the fifth annual Westchester Poetry Festival scheduled on Saturday, April 11. Joining Ms. Monet are the acclaimed poets Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Suzanne Cleary, Katy Lederer, and Matthew Thornburn, along with a host of talented student poets from The Masters School.
The festival will begin at 1:00 pm at the historic Estherwood Mansion on the campus of The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Come on over and don’t come alone – spouses, partners, and high school students are all welcome. And don’t forget to pass along this invitation to all your Facebook friends! The festival is open to the public; admission and parking are free of charge. Questions? Call 914-479-6419.
We’re looking forward to celebrating poetry and the spoken word with you. Come join us on April 11!