Writer's Garret Spring Forward into Our Upcoming Programs!
March, 2012Spring Forward into Our Upcoming ProgramsEarly Bird Deadlines Expiring This Week!Writers' Block: YA Fiction (SUN, 3/25/12)Writers' CAMP Applications Due 4/24More Spring 2012 Classes & Events~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~THIS WEEKThursdayMarch 22 @ 6 PMSouthern Methodist UniversityLiterary Festival 2012SMU, DeGolyer Library [Map, directions [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1109566482505&s=4558&e=001TI7P8FJApQvLDC8Z5IwqCawz3j1wlaPXLBtO6mPBtv4RJK39_kAsg3Shc5VZfFFqG6cs1VKrlLUBGPR4eTmUN12HJhc8cVpa0a5_DPSHtlqrXep387xRa_jhECGZlx_KUV2hMPDHPhe7TYi1nmbQmDcxhNacc9va]and parking information [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1109566482505&s=4558&e=001TI7P8FJApQvLDC8Z5IwqCawz3j1wlaPXLBtO6mPBtv4RJK39_kAsg3Shc5VZfFFqG6cs1VKrlLUBGPR4eTmUN12HJhc8cVpa0a5_DPSHtlqrXep387xRa_jhECGZlx_KUV2hMPDHPhe7TYi1nmbQmDcxhNacc9va]]6 PM: Reception honoring The Writer's Garret. All members of the Garret communityare welcome and encouraged to attend!6:30 PM: Readings by Dean Bakopoulos and Martha RhodesDean Bakopoulosis the author of two novels, Please Don't Come Back from the Moon(2005) and My American Unhappiness (2011), both published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts award, and is currently a visiting professor of fiction at Grinnell Collegein Iowa and on the faculty of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. His nonfictionwork has appeared in The Progressive, Orion, Salon, The Los Angeles Times, The NewYork Times, Real Simple, Men's Health, The Cincinnati Review and on National PublicRadio. He has written a television pilot for Lionsgate, and is also developing atelevision series based on the protagonist of his second novel.Martha Rhodes is the author of four poetry collections: At the Gate, Perfect Disappearance(winner of the Green Rose Prize), Mother Quiet, and, most recently, The Beds. Herwork has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Agni, Fence, TriQuarterly,New England Review and others. She is the current director of the Frost Place Festivaland Conference on Poetry at the Frost Place in Franconia, NH. She teaches at SarahLawrence College, the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and privately.She is a founding editor and the director of Four Way Books in New York City.The SMU Literary Festival runs from Wednesday, March 21 through Saturday, March 24 2012. For a complete schedule of events, please visit the SMU Literary Festivalwebsite [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1109566482505&s=4558&e=001TI7P8FJApQsKHMKNQq0YmPrd3c896gBhOUgIubQ5ZqTWFUQapoiF1Q5197-_7P2gqqB9mShSY_97UXX0ivSLBI6a1qE15LXTzfE45Q4E4rjODnAYgWokQ7_efdlAzeTjsPJC82LD9GJ4UBt1J_q-VA==].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~GoodSearch cause banner [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1109566482505&s=4558&e=001TI7P8FJApQv-OddwiCzUGs-Q7U-aBcBRRnUcKcPf0IC45KsWDweUWPsiBzSPlfe_SUq7L-9tADiyOSr4UzB2D4gFbUSYW6XIrb2yhZuCa9w0e72-jD05Wg==]~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Early Bird Deadlines Expiring This Week!THE ELEMENTS OF PLAYWRITINGWith Erin Ryan Burdette4 weeks: Wednesdays, April 11 - May 2 2012, 7 - 9 PM* $120 Members.* $150 Others.* Members save $15 if registered by the Early Bird deadline of March 21.VISIT THE WRITER'S GARRET WEBSITE [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1109566482505&s=4558&e=001TI7P8FJApQvGRu-PSoqdT6DCp6JBMJSG_P1cZVimaNxotkJx72v8OYApf5vigmAuihbC3YXFpRGFbCO7sYagbu2SBeN9DlThWw8q104iwXWd4SNxrEEhSJ2-w7ED3sz-vC1VZKWPLs5DNB4sOVRtyzr4r84UZZE1]FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTERTHE ELEMENTS OF FICTIONWith Joe Milazzo8 weeks: Thursdays, April 12 - May 31 2012, 7 - 9 PM* $150 Members.* $180 Others.* Members save $15 if registered by the Early Bird deadline of March 22.VISIT THE WRITER'S GARRET WEBSITE [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1109566482505&s=4558&e=001TI7P8FJApQtFzRMh7UIUrYcULeWhLRdSYMP05nGDV0WCp1kicoRWsoylon2Qu-YWYd02dpDd84KuLWgOuUXbRnUACBuaqKWP5mVZ7ZzxiCvhkjPQlHGsPO3nbbU8SyN6bfsNUri1nVVDA8Zu1o9YQnce8lGONDj6]FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Writers' BlockThe ABCs of YA: Definitions and Distinctionsfacilitated by Kristen Dicksonand Mandy AguilarSunday, March 25, 1 PMThe Writer's Garret10809 Garland Road, Dallas 75218Join various members of The Writer's Garret community for an open discussion of one of the most vibrant genres in publishing today: Young Adult Fiction. Learn aboutpublishing trends, gender and race issues, censorship, and writing for teens andtwenty-somethings. We will save time to discuss your favorite books: from contemporaryromances, to urban dystopias... and even vampires, werewolves, and magicians.This event is FREE, but donations (large or small) are accepted and deeply appreciated.VISIT THE WRITER'S GARRET WEBSITE [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1109566482505&s=4558&e=001TI7P8FJApQsaF21PP_Hdt4uc1I6e3Vakj1ff4v4Z_Y-oqLCWuEGzAwvezdZHs0RgjE0E_tHTEJo9GWSb0cSzJcI0xNEITqHo4PX9QbYxPCQLCJ7VeWxsdpvmvC7WtvgTb8AXI9ZDwAn5XPSEZa6mgT9ltEXp5HB_]FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Writers' Community and Mentorship Program (CAMP)Applications Due 04/24!Writers' CAMP is an alternative, non-credit creative writing program that addressesthe needs of writers too challenged by time and / or financial constraints to pursuea traditional university degree.CAMP participants work in small cohorts and, at advanced levels, one-on-one withprofessional writers to develop craft, an artistic practice and a writer's sensibility.Specialize in fiction, poetry or creative nonfiction, or explore all these genres.Both cash payment and work-exchange options are available to cover tuition.Spring 2012 Early Bird deadline to apply: April 24, 2012To learn more, visit The Writer's Garret website [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1109566482505&s=4558&e=001TI7P8FJApQsIa47d5Sn8ClCfG5eySsXGxJGoYa7ZL3rYVByuzSRJ_FBBwzXW2ixQkQWs--TpjRyk_V5FRX-64F8lEd_mRuqmPl4GRFMLb9crg-rdHOOaPl50S29vxBK6jmLLOtP-jCo=]or email CAMP Director Joe Milazzo at email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~More Spring 2012 Classes & EventsReading: Dan Boehl & Ryan CallOil and Cotton, 837 W. 7th Street, Dallas 75208Friday, April 67 PMMayborn Preparatory ClassWith Susannah CharlesonSaturdays, April 14, 28, and May 51 - 5 PMWriters' BlockCurrent Trends in Literary PublishingSunday, April 151 PMNational Poetry Month ReadingWith Paul Christensen, JP Reese & Andrea Witzke SlotFriday, April 207 PMWriting the Creative Nonfiction EssayWith Paul ChristensenSaturday, April 2110 AM - 3 PM (lunch break from 12 PM - 1 PM)Writing the Novel: An IntroductionWith Paul ChristensenSunday, April 2211 AM - 5 PM (lunch break from 1 PM - 2 PM)"Hey, What's the Big Idea?": Getting Your Novel from Concept to RealityWith Paul BlackWednesdays, May 9 - 237 - 9 PMReading: Cyrus Cassells & Evan ClevelandFriday, May 117 PMThe Landscape Thinks in Me: Conjuring the Spirit of Place In PoetryWith Cyrus CassellsSaturday, May 1210 AM - 5 PM (lunch break from 12 PM - 1 PM)Writers' BlockCormac McCarthy and The Western GothicFacilitated by Jim DolanSunday, May 201 PM~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~VERY SPECIAL THANKS TOALLOFYOU!The Writer's Garret is made possible by the support of manyindividuals, corporations, foundations, nonprofits, educational institutions, andgovernmental agencies.This season of educational programs and eventshas been made possible by the following:National Endowment for the Arts; Lucky Dog Books; City of Dallas Office of CulturalAffairs; George and Fay Young Foundation; Texas Commission on the Arts; M.B. andEdna Zale Foundation; Target; R.L. & Phyllis Glazer Fund; Heritage Auctions (HA.com);Dallas AfterSchool Network; Big Thought; Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP; The CattarullaFund of The Dallas Foundation; donors to the Jack Myers and Jacob Myers Funds; andour members, Board of Trustees, and Board of Sponsors.(If we have inadvertently left anyone off this list,please let us know asap. We WANT to thank you!)
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