The 13th annual Tinker Mountain Writers’ Workshop will be held from June 11 to June 16 on the campus of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft seminars, individual conferences with faculty members, and readings. The faculty includes poets Sara Eliza Johnson and Thorpe Moeckel; fiction writers Laura Benedict, Pinckney Benedict, Fred Leebron, Daniel Mueller, and Martin Seay; creative nonfiction writer James McKean; agent Jeff Kleinman (Folio Literary Management); and editor Barbara Jones (Henry Holt & Company). The cost of tuition is $795. Housing is available on campus for $225 for the week or in nearby hotels beginning at $65 per night. A campus meal plan is available for $200. Submit the required application form and a $500 deposit to be used toward tuition by May 1. Registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Tinker Mountain Writers’ Workshop, Hollins University, P.O. Box 9552, Roanoke, VA 24020. (540) 362-6229. Christine Powell, Contact.