Ashland University to hold River Teeth Nonfiction Writing Conference

Well-known writers Robert Atwan and Hope Edelman will be guest speakers at the River Teeth Nonfiction Writing conference that will be held on the Ashland University campus May 18-20.

The conference will consist of two full days of manuscript consultations, seminars, readings and community, all focused on the craft of nonfiction. The conference will focus on literary journalism, essay and memoir.

The conference registration fee of $400 includes a one-hour individual manuscript consultation; admission into all panels, seminars, social events, book signings, and open-mics; breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings; and a complimentary one-year subscription to River Teeth journal.

A $100 deposit is due along with registration materials by May 4, 2012. Applications submitted before April 1 will receive a $50 discount on registration. Students currently enrolled in creative writing programs are eligible for an additional $50 discount.

Admission to the conference is based on the date of the application and on the application materials submitted. To register, applicants need to submit a 10-page double-spaced writing sample and a statement of interest (500 words or less) describing why they are interested in attending this conference.

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