The Foothill Writers' Conference will not take place in 2010 due to budget issues. Please check back for updates regarding a possible conference in 2011.
The information listed below is from 2009 and is only online as a historical reference of the past conference.
FICTION, POETRY, CREATIVE NON-FICTION
ARCHIVED From 2009
THE 33rd ANNUAL
FOOTHILL WRITERS' CONFERENCE
THURSDAY, JULY 9th - SUNDAY, JULY 12th, 2009
Now in its 33rd year, the Foothill Writers' Conference continues its tradition of bringing literary arts mentorship and cultural enhancement to the Foothill College community and the San Francisco Bay Area.
The 2009 conference will offer seminars, workshops, and readings in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction; this year the conference will also include a screenwriting component for those interested in writing for television or film.
The conference is pleased to welcome Jane Ciabattari to the list of presenters.
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This year's speakers include: Alan Cheuse, Justin Chin, Jane Ciabattari, Lesley Dauer, Sharon Doubiago, Danielle Haysbert, Scott Inguito, Linda Janakos, Avotcja Jiltonilro, Carol Lem, Barbara Jane Reyes, Michelle Richmond, Doren Robbins, Floyd Salas, Tony Tulathimutte, Marianne Villanueva, R.J. Ward, Kim Silveira Wolterbeek, Al Young.
As of July 3 Writers’ Conference participants will only be able to register on-site at the conference; the deadline for adding with an add code was last Friday. On-site registration is easy - simply arrive whenever you wish (see the schedule of events) and pay the conference fees at the registration table. Fees total $53 for all conference events, and check or credit card is preferable.
Conference Faculty Readings
12:00 - 1:30 and 5:30 - 7:00 each day.
Workshops and Seminars
1:45 - 3:15 and 3:30 - 5:00 each day.
Open Reading for Students
times to be announced.
During the conference participants may have their creative pieces critiqued in workshops; please bring 10 copies of your work. Students should bring no more than two pages of poetry or five pages of fiction.
We have decided this year to begin booking manuscript workshops in advance. Please review the attached schedule of events and email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space in workshops.
Disability access information
Those needing reasonable accommodations or reasonable modification of any of our policies, should contact: Margo Dobbins, Disability Resource Center (650) 949-7038 email@example.com
Writers' Conference publications may be obtained in alternative media, including electronic text, Braille, or large print by contacting Steve Sum, Alternative Media Specialist (650) 949-7673 firstname.lastname@example.org
Accommodation requests must be made by June 14.
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Special thanks to the Associated Students of Foothill College, the Language Arts Division, to Foothill College President, Judy Miner, and to Poetrymag.com (http://thenextcorner.net/tnc-media/). Without the support of all involved, the Foothill College Writers' Conference would not be possible.
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