Two Writers Conferences in Delaware this summer!
Are you already a writer looking for more in your new boomer life? Have you always wanted to write and now have the time to explore your passion? Writers of all skill levels will want to check out these day-long writers conferences in Delaware. These are excellent opportunities for writers to improve their craft and connect with other area writers.
Wilmington Writers Conference
Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Delaware Art Museum
The Wilmington Writers Conference will include a keynote presentation and craft talk by novelist and Wilmington-native, Christopher Castellani; eight other sessions taught by area writers will be offered including Delaware’s Poets Laureate; a lunchtime discussion on Delaware’s literary history and tour of the exhibition The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner; and a panel discussion about being a writer. Cost: $15-$25. For more information and to register visit Delaware Art Museum.
Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Lewes Public Library
Nationally and internationally known writers, including nature writer Lisa Couturier and poet Gerry LaFemina, will lead open sessions and small workshops in poetry, novel, short stories, flash fiction, memoir, and personal essay. Lunchtime Chats will include readings by 2017 Delaware Division of the Arts Fellows in Literature. The evening before the Conference on Friday, August 18 at 5 p.m., the library will host readings by workshop leaders. For more information and to register for free, please contact Lewes Library.