Monday, July 9, 2012

Free Jenny McKean Moore Community Workshop; 8/31 Deadline for Applications

DC-area writers:  here’s one of the great benefits of living here (besides the hot-hazy-humid Code Orange summer weather)—the Jenny McKean Moore Free Community Workshop, sponsored by George Washington University.  Yes, FREE.  This year’s writer in residence is poet Bruce Snider, and here are the details to apply for the fall semester.


Thursdays, 7-9 PM
September 13, 2012-December 6, 2012

Come and take part in a semester-long poetry workshop.  To apply, you do NOT need academic qualifications or publications.  The class will include some readings and writing exercises, but will mainly be a roundtable critique of work submitted by class members. There are no fees to participate in the class, but you will be responsible for making enough copies of your stories for all fifteen participants.  Students at Consortium schools (including GWU) are not eligible.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and a 5-10 page sample of your writing.  Make sure you include your name, address, home and work telephone numbers, and email address. If you wish to have your sample returned, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  Applications must be received at the following address by close of business on Friday, August 31, 2012.

JMM Poetry Workshop
Department of English
The George Washington University
801 22nd Street NW, Suite 760
Washington, DC 20052

Bruce Snider is the Jenny McKean Moore Writer in Washington for 2012-2013.  He is the author of two collections of poetry, Paradise, Indiana, and The Year We Studied Women.

Note:  This is all the info you need…I couldn’t find a web site with this info.  In fact, ahem, this blog comes up first when searching!


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