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The 11th annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference will be held from January 17 to January 24, 2015, at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. The conference offers lectures, panels, roundtable discussions, readings, and workshops in fiction and creative nonfiction. The faculty includes fiction writers Andre Dubus III, Laura Lippman, Attica Locke, Lori Roy, Les Standiford, and Sterling Watson; and creative nonfiction writer Ann Hood. The cost of the conference is $700, which does not include lodging or meals. Limited housing ($592 for single occupancy for the week) is available on a first come, first served basis. Scholarships are available. Using the online submission system, submit a writing sample of up to 25 pages and a description of writing experience with a $25 application fee by December 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Eckerd College Writers’ Conference, Special Programs, 4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711. (727) 864-7994. Norris Comer, Coordinator.