The 2016 Catamaran Writing Conference was held from July 31 to August 4 at the Robert Louis Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, California. The conference offered workshops, craft lectures, and daily excursions, for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers. The faculty included poets Joseph Millar and Zack Rogow; fiction writers Charlie Jane Anders, Molly Gloss, and Elizabeth McKenzie; and creative nonfiction writers Frances Lefkowitz and Elizabeth Rosner. The keynote speaker was fiction writer Jonathan Franzen. The cost of the conference, which included tuition, most meals, and lodging on the Robert Louis Stevenson School campus, was $1,250. Writers submitted five poems totaling no more than 10 pages, or up to 10 pages of prose by July 15. Visit the website for more information.
Catamaran Writing Conference, Catamaran Literary Reader, 1050 River Street, Studio 118, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.
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