The 22nd annual Green Mountain Writers Conference was held from July 29 to August 2 at the lakeside Mountain Top Inn in Chittenden, Vermont, located in the Green Mountain National Forest. 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 Justen Ahren, Dede Cummings, Gary Margolis, Elle Aviv Newton, and Verandah Porche; fiction writers Jensen Beach, Ann Braden, and Elizabeth Inness-Brown; and creative nonfiction writers Chuck Clarino and Yvonne Daley. Tuition was $600 before May 1, $650 until June 1, and $700 thereafter. The registration deadline was July 15. Lodging was available at the Mountain Top Inn for $800, which included breakfast, lunch, and a discounted dinner rate. Visit the website for more information.
Green Mountain Writers Conference, 47 Hazel Street, Rutland, VT 05701. (802) 236-6133. Yvonne Daley, Director.