Solstice Summer Writers' Conference: June 22-28, 2008
Recharge your creative energies with award-winning authors at the 4th Annual Solstice Summer Writers’ Conference
on the beautiful campus of Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill,
Massachusetts, this coming June 22–28, 2008. Located just five miles
from downtown Boston, Pine Manor College is situated on 60 wooded
acres. The campus features an architectural blend of former estate
buildings and modern facilities.
Our faculty for
2008 include: Francisco Aragón (poet, anthologist; poetry workshop);
Marina Budhos (novelist of adult & YA fiction; writing for young
adults workshop); Stephen Dunn (poet, essayist; poetry workshop); Eric
Gansworth (fiction writer, poet, painter; the novel workshop); Julia
Glass (fiction writer; the novel workshop); Richard Hoffman (memoirist,
essayist, poet, fiction writer; creative nonfiction workshop); Barbara
Hurd (writer & naturalist; creative nonfiction workshop); Lee Hope
(novelist & short-story writer; short fiction workshop); Steven
Huff (fiction writer, poet, publisher; short fiction workshop);
Patricia Spears Jones (poet, anthologist, editor; poetry workshop);
Cleopatra Mathis (poet, teacher; poetry workshop); and Tor Seidler
(writer for children and adults; writing for children workshop).
Solstice Summer Writers’ Conference welcomes writers of various genres
and styles who want to expand their knowledge of their art. Admission
is selective, but the Application Committee will accept writers whose
abilities range from early potential to advanced. Acceptance is based
on evaluation of a short manuscript.
Complete guidelines and a downloadable application form can be found at www.pmc.edu/solstice.
For more information, contact Program Administrator Tanya Whiton at email@example.com
or call 617-731-7697. Completed applications can be mailed to Solstice
Summer Writers’ Conference, Pine Manor College, 400 Heath Street,
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Mon, May 5, 2008
by Solstice MFA of Pine Manor College