Writers sought to participate in IWC fall conference

2014-04-26T00:00:00Z Writers sought to participate in IWC fall conferenceTimes Staff nwitimes.com
April 26, 2014 12:00 am  • 

The Indiana Writers’ Consortium is seeking presenter proposals for its first half-day writers’ conference to be held Oct. 11, followed by a dinner and keynote address by author Barbara Shoup.

Proposals are due by Thursday from individuals and groups at different stages in their writing careers and representing a broad range of perspectives and experiences. Presentations may include topics on writing, the business of publishing, creative writing pedagogy, program development and genre trends.

Interactive individual presentations, four- to five-person panels, creative writing workshops, and roundtable discussions are welcome.

Submit a 250-word abstract that includes the session title, description, format, and presenter names. Each presenter should include a 50-word bio and .jpg photo. Submit to indianawritersconsortium@gmail.com and  indicate “IWC Half-day Conference Proposal” in the subject line.

The author of seven novels, keynoter Shoup is executive director of Indiana Writers Center, associate editor of OV Books, and an associate faculty member at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis.

Questions may be directed to Janine Harrison at indianawritersconsortium@gmail.com.

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