Thursday, August 13, 2015

Felllowships/Scholarships: Eckerd College Writers' Conference: Writers in Paradise

Registration deadline: November 15, 2015
Application Fee: $25.00

January 16-23, 2016; St. Petersburg, FL

Located on the coast of the picturesque Boca Ciega Bay, the Twelfth Annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise offers an intimate eight-day experience of workshop classes, roundtables, panel discussions, Q&As, readings book signings, and receptions with our award winning-faculty and guest speakers.

This year’s faculty and lecturers include: Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King, MacArthur “Genius Grant” Poet Campbell McGrath, Andre Dubus III, Ann Hood, Dennis Lehane, Laura Lippman, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Stewart O’Nan, Les Standiford, Scott Ward, Sterling Watson, and more.

We are happy to say that we offer at least 20 fellowships and scholarships on a competitive basis, many specifically for current MFA students and recent MFA graduates (2010-2015) and AWP members.

All participants are given the opportunity to submit work for consideration in Sabal, a literary journal featuring writing by conference participants. The writers selected by the directors for “The Best Of” will receive two copies of Sabal, and a subscription to the next year’s Sabal.

For more information and registration, please visit our website.

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