The 19th annual Green Mountain Writers Conference was held from June 27 to July 1 at the lakeside Mountain Top Inn in Chittenden, Vermont, located in the Green Mountain National Forest eight miles northeast of Rutland. The program featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as one-on-one consultations, lectures, publishing discussions, and readings. The faculty included poets Kevin Pilkington and Verandah Porche; fiction writers Jon Clinch, Ethel Rohan, and Elizabeth Rosner; and creative nonfiction writers Chuck Clarino and Yvonne Daley. Tuition was $575 before May 15 and $600 thereafter. Lodging was not included, but discounted rates are available at the Mountain Top Inn ($700 for four nights in a private room, which includes breakfast and lunch) and at area hotels and inns. A nonrefundable deposit of $75 was due within one week of registration; the balance was due by June 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.
Green Mountain Writer’s Conference, 47 Hazel Street, Rutland, VT 05701. (802) 236-6133. Yvonne Daley, Director.