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Muhlenberg is a small, private, four-year liberal arts college located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The city is served by Lehigh Valley International Airport.
Muhlenberg offers a variety of special amenities:
30 workshops in all genres; critique groups, in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; and a community salon:
Workshop Descriptions & Presenter Bios
NOTE ABOUT SCHEDULE: Each full conference day comprises 4 sessions, each containing several workshop options. Unless otherwise specified, the workshops occur on all 6 workshop days (Sat.-Thurs.), and each day is self-contained, so you may sample workshops from day to day, with no need to sign up in advance. A few of the workshops are 3-day (Sat.-Mon.), and one of these repeats Tues.-Thurs. (these and other exceptions are highlighted in red at the above "Workshop Schedule (preliminary)" link).
Workshops at a Glance:
Be Your Own Personal Prophet: Create Vibrant Writing Prompt Cards in Mixed-Media with Suzi Banks Baum
Plot, Structure, and the Map of Opportunity with Lynne Barrett
The Screenplay: An Original or Adapted from Another Medium with Linda Bergman
The Final Edit: Advanced Writing Seminar with Pat Carr
Listening to Your Life with Heather Summerhayes Cariou
The Use of Ritual in Creating the New Narrative of Compassionate Inclusion with Alyce Smith Cooper
Making Spaces/Going Places: Getting Published with Mary Beth Coudal
Writing and Producing Your Ten-Minute Play or Monologue for the Stage with Kelly DuMar
The Changing Face of Publishing with April Eberhardt
What Kinds of Fools (or Shamans!) Are We? with Lisa Freedman
Diving into the Wreck: Writing about Pain, Loss, and Other Difficult Subjects with Janice Gary
What Are Women Writing About Anyway? with June Gould
WRITUALS: The Power and Spirit of Authentic Writing with Dorothy Randall Gray
eKpHrAsIs: Visual Art as Spaces for Poetry with Marj Hahne
The Evolution of the Modern Memoir with Maureen Murdock
Love Is in the Air! Writing the Romance Novel with Cathleen O’Connor
When a Woman Writes: Opening Our Eyes, Ears, and Hearts to the Power of Our Words with Jan Phillips
Inviting the Image to Speak: Writing from SoulCollage® Cards with Judith Prest
Writing in the Mythological Voice: Elevating the Mundane into Myth with Natalie Reid
Meditate and Create with Nina Ayin Remier
Raising the Decibel of Women's Voices with Mel Ryane
Writing as a Goddess: World-Building & Other Elements of Genre Fiction with Paula Chaffee Scardamalia
The Writer at Work: Old Words and New with Eunice Scarfe
The Wonder of Words: Writing for Your Life with Linda Leedy Schneider
The Poetry of Time and Place with Myra Shapiro
Songs: Crafting a Marriage with Words and Music with Arielle Silver
How to Google Your Own Brain: Using Imaging to Jump-Start Your Writing with Marylou Kelly Streznewski
Ready, Set, Go!: Navigating the New World of Writing, Publishing, and Marketing with Carren Strock
Words Matter: Writing from Your Truth with Susan Tiberghien
Stories to Change the World: Writing Your Truth with Pamela Varkony
Creating with Comedy with Anne Walradt
Writing for Racial Healing salon with Connie Garcia-Barrio and Linda Wisniewski
1) Single in a suite of four singles with shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area.
2) Double with private bath and shared common areas (kitchenette and lounge).
3) Private room with private bath and shared common areas (kitchenette and lounge).
All rooms are air-conditioned. First-come/first-served in choosing room options; singles in a suite of four are limited in number; a limited number of singles with private bath are available for the week, for an additional $350 fee. During the registration process, you will have the opportunity to propose a roommate (double) or roommates (suite). Requests for suite mates cannot be guaranteed but will be honored to the best of our ability.
Questions regarding the conference, registration, or technical issues? Email Marj at email@example.com.
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Phone: (617) 792-7272
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