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The 2016 Writer’s Hotel Master Class will be held from June 1 to June 7 in New York City at the Bryant Park Hotel, the Library Hotel, and the Algonquin Hotel. The master class offers workshops, craft lectures, panels, and seminars in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, one-on-one meetings with agents, and walking tours of New York City. The faculty includes poets Roger Bonair-Agard and Tim Seibles; fiction writers Shanna McNair, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, and Scott Wolven; and nonfiction writer Meghan Daum. Writing Lab leaders include poets Marie Howe and Wesley McNair; and prose writer Bill Roorbach. Guest lecturers include prose writers Bethany Ball and Elyssa East; and editors Kevin Larimer of Poets & Writers and Carey Salerno of Alice James Books. Other guest speakers include Elaine Trevorrow of Blue Flower Arts. Attendees receive pre-conference manuscript consultations with Shanna McNair and Scott Wolven. Conference attendees will also have opportunities to read their work at venues around New York City. The cost of tuition is $2,500. Lodging is not included. Using the online submission system, submit at least 20 pages of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction and a bio by April 15. There is no application fee. Space is limited. Visit the website for more information.
The Writer’s Hotel Master Class, P.O. Box 5101, Hanover, NH 03755. Shanna McNair, Founder and Director.