Monday, June 25, 2012

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Registration for Antioch Writers' Workshop 
A La Carte Runs Through July 2

A La Carte registration for the 27th annual Antioch Writer's Workshop remains open through July 2.

Antioch Writers' Workshop's A La Carte Options (all held at Antioch University Midwest, 900 Dayton Street in Yellow Springs, Ohio), are designed for writers who are testing the writing waters, writers who are looking for a quick dose of inspiration, writers who don't have a full week available to attend the full conference, or writers who want to try a portion of the workshop before committing to attending for the full week in a future year.

A La Carte options include:

  • Saturday Seminar, July 7, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., with sessions led by local writers Brady Allen, Becky Morean, Kate Geiselman, and Joanne Smith.

  • Creative writing 'master class' for fiction and nonfiction creative writers of all levels of experience, led by bestselling author John Grogan, Sunday, July 8, 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.. Grogan is the author of Marley and Me, which was also made into a major motion picture, and The Longest Trip Home.

  • Morning classes in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and publishing, led by wide variety of nationally known authors (including Hallie Ephron, Jerry Dennis, Jeff Gundy, and numerous guest speakers including agents and editors), Monday July 9-Friday July 13, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each day.

  • Afternoon "Focus on Form" seminar, which doesn't require a manuscript, led by local novelist Chet Kelly Robinson. For writers of all genres (fiction, nonfiction and poetry) wishing to jump-start their writing and begin new pieces. Poet Herb Martin will be a guest lecturer on one of the afternoons. Sunday July 8-Friday July 13, 2:30-5:00 p.m. each day.

Learn more about the A La Carte options and see detailed faculty bios at

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