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Kentucky Women Writers Conference

The 2019 Kentucky Women Writers Conference was held from September 19 to September 22 at the Carnegie Center in Lexington, Kentucky. The conference featured workshops and craft talks in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty included poets Franny Choi, DaMaris B. Hill, and Dorianne Laux; fiction writers Chantel Acevedo, Lydia Millet, and Antonya Nelson; and nonfiction writers Nicole Chung, Barbara Hurd, and Darcey Steinke. The cost of the conference was $125; the cost for students was $30. Workshops were available for an additional $100.

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CONFERENCE
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Event Date: 
April 5, 2020
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Application Deadline: 
April 5, 2020
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
April 5, 2020
Free Admission: 
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Contact Information: 

Kentucky Women Writers Conference, University of Kentucky, 232 East Maxwell Street, Lexington, KY 40506. (859) 257-2874. Julie Wrinn, Director. 

Julie Wrinn
Director
Contact City: 
Lexington
Contact State: 
KY
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
40506
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US
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Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize

Persea Books
Entry Fee: 
$30
Deadline: 
October 31, 2019
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