• Mining the Story: Writing Retreat

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    Name: Mining the Story: Writing Retreat
    Date: September 25, 2020 - September 27, 2020
    Event Description:

    Join us for the fourth annual Writing Retreat at Shake Rag Alley, open to writers of all levels. Choose one of three genres taught by either Patricia Ann McNair (Memoir and Personal Essay; Retreat Artistic Director), Christine Rice (Short Story), or Shawn Shiflett (New Novel Pages) for an in-depth workshop that will challenge you across the three days. These workshop directors are award-winning published authors and active, experienced teachers of writing.

    Interwoven around these main workshops will be optional and inspiring creative activities, including talks on Writing About Race with Eric May, and Baldwin in Paris with Philip Hartigan, a panel discussion on Alternatives in Publishing, a Faculty and Local Author Reading, two Participant Open Mics, and a craft talk on narrative distance with Sarah Hammond that will make for a retreat jam-packed with opportunities to learn, share, network, and write. Manuscript consultations are available.

    Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts
    18 Shake Rag St.
    Mineral Point
    Date/Time Information:
    September 25-27, 2020
    Contact Information:
    Sara Lomasz Flesch
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