Friday, January 18, 2008

Summer Program, Pine Manor College

The film version of GONE, BABY, GONE by Dennis Lehane has taken a while to get up to northeastern Vermont, but we're looking forward to seeing it February 1. Coincidentally, Lehane's summer 2008 effort was just announced by Meg Kearney, director of the Creative Writing Program at Pine Manor College:

The Solstice Summer Writers’ Conference

Recharge your creative energies with award-winning authors at the Solstice Summer Writers’ Conference of Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, MA, this June 22–28, 2008.

Offering workshops taught by our unbeatable faculty:

The Novel: Eric Gansworth & Julia Glass
Short Fiction: Lee Hope & Steven Huff
Poetry: Francisco Aragon, Stephen Dunn, Patricia Spears Jones, & Cleopatra Mathis
Creative Nonfiction: Richard Hoffman & Barbara Hurd
Writing for Children & Young Adults: Marina Budhos & Tor Seilder

…plus special guest Dennis Lehane — author of Mystic River & Gone, Baby, Gone

Panel discussions with agents, editors, and publishers will also enable students to learn about all aspects of the literary journey.
Details and applications for the 2008 Solstice Summer Writers’ Conference are available at
Pine Manor College, ranked #1 in the country for diversity,is five miles from downtown Boston.

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