Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Baltimore Writers' Conference with Keynote Speaker Larry Doyle

Mark your calendars for this popular event:

17th Annual Baltimore Writers' Conference
Saturday, November 8
Towson University's University Union
Registration opens at 8:30am. Keynote address at 9:00am.

Larry Doyle

Larry Doyle is the author of the novel I Love You, Beth Cooper, soon to be released as a film directed by Chris Columbus and starring Hayden Panettiere as Beth. He was a writer and producer for "The Simpsons" for four years and now writes for The New Yorker magazine. He recently won the Thurber Prize for American Humor.

Session topics include fiction, non-fiction, poetry, magazine and journals, agents and publishers, and blogging. Sign up the day of the conference for quick critiques to improve your stories, essays, and poems.

For more information or to register, go to http://www.baltimorewritersconference.org.

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, and reception. (Student registration rate available with valid school ID!)

Don't miss the area's premier day-long opportunity for literary artists to improve their craft, learn about the business, and network with industry professionals and other writers!

For more information, contact Geoffrey Becker at gbecker@towson.edu or 410.704.5196.

Campus map: HERE

Baltimore Writers' Conference is sponsored by:
Towson University
Johns Hopkins University
CityLit Project
with Special Thanks to the Maryland Writers' Association, Baltimore Chapter


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