When: Fri., Sept. 18, 6 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 19 2015
The conference, which runs from 6 p.m. Friday to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, gives attendees the opportunity to learn from and network with published writers, as well as an editor/publisher. Events include an introductory panel on “Writing is Magic,” readings, concurrent workshops on writing and publishing, an open mic, and critique sessions for attendees. The panel and readings on Friday evening are free to the public. Writers giving readings are Julia Park Tracey (fiction and nonfiction, journalist and blogger) and Ellery Akers (poetry). The keynote speaker is Christian Kiefer, whose second novel “The Animals” (Norton Books, 2015) just won a Pushcart Prize. Other presenters include Holly Day (poetry, fiction and nonfiction) and Midge Raymond (publisher, fiction and nonfiction). The $95 registration fee includes all events, a continental breakfast and a hot catered lunch. For more information or to obtain a brochure and registration form, visit www.ncrwc.orgor call the the college at (707) 465-2303.