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Conference Dates: June 6-9, 2024
Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction
Workshops, Classes, Panels, Readings, Q&A.

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Details forthcoming.


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Meet our 2024 Faculty

  • T Kira Madden

    Memoir Workshop

  • Jos Charles

    Poetry Workshop

  • Sequoia Nagamatsu

    Fiction Workshop

  • torrin a. greathouse

    Poetry Class

  • Angela Jackson-Brown

    Fiction Class

  • Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

    Nonfiction Class

Faculty Accolades

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