writing conference contest (no fee): DePaul Summer Writers Conference
- Featured Reader Competition:
DePaul University Summer Writing Conference
Chicago, Loop Campus
Submit 3 poems, 1 creative nonfiction piece (10 pages or less), or 1 short story (10 pages or less) for the chance to win a Featured Reader spot at DePaul's Summer Writing Conference, July 15-17. No entry fee. A winner from each of the three genres will be chosen.
Please email submissions to Chris Green, <cd.green(at)sbcglobal.net> by June 20. Everyone who submits work will be notified by email of contest results in late June.
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See http://www.cpe.depaul.edu/writingconference for the conference schedule. Highlights include:
Keynote Speaker: Journalist and bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz will be speaking about "Storytelling as Bearing Witness" and will preview his new film, The Interruptors.
Craft Classes in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and writing for children and teens taught by some of the leading writers in the country.
· Panels on such topics as Career Paths for Writers, Authorial Marketing, The Art of the Query Letter, and The Future of Independent Publishing.
Readings: The first two nights of the conference include food, drinks, participant open mikes, contest winner readings, and faculty readings.