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The 40th annual Southampton Writers conference will be held from July 8 to July 19 at the Stony Brook Southampton campus in the Hamptons, located on the Atlantic coast 90 miles east of New York City. The conference offers workshops and lectures in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The faculty includes poets Billy Collins and Vijay Seshadri; fiction writers Ursula Hegi and Meg Wolitzer; and nonfiction writers Melissa Bank, Matthew Klam, and Roger Rosenblatt. The cost of a five-day workshop is $1,600, which includes tuition and access to evening events, receptions, and the Roger Rosenblatt lecture and interview series. Submit up to 10 pages of poetry or 10 to 20 pages of prose and a writer’s statement by April 1; there is no application fee. Scholarships are available; the application deadline is March 1. The cost of a twelve-day residency at the conference is $950, which includes access to morning and evening events. To apply, submit a statement of purpose by April 1; there is no application fee. Visit the website for more information.
Stony Brook Southampton Writers Conference, 239 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY 11968. (631) 632-5007. Christian McLean, Contact.