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    CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP in Hoboken A Full Day of Workshops on Penning, Performing and Publishing Poetry and Other Creative Writing Sunday, January 22, 2006
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      CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP in Hoboken

      A Full Day of Workshops on Penning, Performing and Publishing Poetry and
      Other Creative Writing

      Sunday, January 22, 2006 from 11am-5pm

      Writers will have an opportunity to meet writing professionals and learn
      from their writing, teaching and publishing expertise through interactive
      workshops and discussions. Three separate workshops (all included in the
      entry fee) will cover creating new work, performing literary work aloud, and
      finding homes for that work in print.

      Teaching Artists include Edwin Romond (Penning It), Faith Vicinanza
      (Performing It), and George Witte (Publishing It)

      Fee is $50 if you register by 1/13/06, $60 thereafter. This workshop is a
      presentation of The Center for the Performing Arts at DeBaun Auditorium and
      will take place on the campus of Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken,
      NJ

      PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Cost is $50 if you register by 1/13/06, $60 after that date. To register, visit www.debauntickets.org OR contact Marisa

      Merrigan at mmerrigan@... or by calling 201.216.8960 ext. 2.
      To register, visit www.debauntickets.org OR contact Marisa Merrigan at
      mmerrigan@... or by calling 201.216.8960 ext. 2.
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      Complete flier text:

      GIVING LIFE TO WORDS
      A Full Day of Workshops on Penning, Performing and Publishing Poetry and
      Other Creative Writing
      Sunday, January 22, 2006 from 11am-5pm

      DESCRIPTION Writers will have an opportunity to meet writing professionals
      and learn from their writing, teaching and publishing expertise through
      interactive workshops and discussions. Three separate workshops (all
      included in the entry fee) will cover creating new work, performing literary
      work aloud, and finding homes for that work in print. The cost to
      participate is $50 if you register by 1/13/06, after that it will be $60.
      This workshop is a presentation of The Center for the Performing Arts at
      DeBaun Auditorium and will take place on the campus of Stevens Institute of
      Technology in Hoboken, NJ on Sunday, January 22, 2006 from 11am-5pm.

      WORKSHOP ITINERARY
      11am Registration - Edwin A. Stevens Hall Lobby, 5th & Hudson Sts., Hoboken,
      NJ
      11:15am Opening remarks, program overview, introductions
      11:30am Penning It - Edwin Romond provides creative writing exercises to
      create the beginning of a poem.
      12:45pm Lunch Break
      1:30pm Performing It - Faith Vicinanza provides an introduction to whatís
      important in performing your poetry live and an opportunity for a few people
      to try out their new poems from Penning It.
      2:45pm Afternoon break in the foyer - Meet the hosts and the artists
      3:00pm Publishing It - A poetry reading by poet and Saint Martins Press
      editor George Witte followed by Q&A and discussion on getting your own work
      published.
      4:15pm Final break and signup for closing open mic.
      4:30 pm Open mic

      ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
      EDWIN ROMOND is the author of Dream Teaching (Grayson Books, 2005) and two
      chapbooks: Macaroons (1997) and Blue Mountain Time: New and Selected Poems
      about Baseball (2002). His work has appeared in journals such as The Sun,
      English Journal, The Pittsburgh Quarterly, Zone 3, Poet Lore, New Letters,
      Barrow Street, The Rockhurst Review as well as in college texts and
      anthologies. He has been awarded poetry fellowships from both the New Jersey
      and Pennsylvania State Councils on the Arts and from the National Endowment
      for the Arts. In July, 2005, Garrison Keillor read Romond’s poetry on NPR
      during the Writer’s Almanac segment.

      FAITH VICINANZA is the author of three books of poetry, and the co-author of
      a creative writing workbook. Her poetry and photography have appeared in a
      wide range of literary magazines and journals. Ms. Vicinanza is a Master
      Teaching Artist in Poetry for the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism, was
      one of 16 poets to be nominated for the position of Poet Laureate of the
      state of Connecticut in 2001, and is the recipient of the Connecticut
      Commission on Culture and Tourism's Distinguished Advocates for the Arts
      Award in 2003.

      GEORGE WITTE is the editor in chief of St. Martin's Press, a general trade
      publisher in New York, where he has worked for twenty-one years publishing
      fiction and nonfiction titles of various kinds and genres. He has published
      poems in The Atlantic, Poetry, Kenyon Review, Gettysburg Review, and other
      journals, and is the author of a first collection of poems, The
      Apparitioners, published in November 2005 by Three Rail Press. A former
      resident of Hoboken (for a decade), he now lives with his family in Glen
      Rock, NJ.
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