Gwartnery workshop May3-5
UAA’s Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College is holding registration for the upcoming spring writing workshop to be conducted by Debra Gwartney.
Gwartnery is the author of the memoir Live Through This. She was a finalist for the National Books Critics Award and 2012 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference presenter.
The workshop, The Art of Scene Writing in Personal Narrative, will be held the week-end of May 3-5th at the Kachemak Bay Campus. The focus of the workshop will be on the various elements related to the building blocks of narrative; scenes. Each participant will bring a four-five page scene, and as a group also study scenes from books/essays, discuss participants’ work and write new scenes to present and workshop.
Debra Gwartney is also the co-editor of Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape, published in 2006. She is the recipient of many fellowships, including those from Hedgebrook, the Wurlitzer Foundation, the American Antiquarian Society, and the Oregon Arts Commission. She is working on a new nonfiction book. She is currently on the nonfiction faculty for the MFA program in writing at Pacific University and lives in Western Oregon.
Space is limited, and advanced registration by April 26 is required.
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