Saturday, September 17, 2011

Key West Literary Seminar and Writers" Workshops

The 2012 Key West Literary Seminar is scheduled for January 5-8, 2012. The theme is Yet Another World: Literature of The Future.

This is the 30th annual seminar and will feature some of the most innovative writers working today. Those joining us as panelists will include Margaret Atwood, Douglas Coupland, Michael Cunningham, Jennifer Egan, Rivka Galchen, William Gibson, James Gleick, Robert Krulwich, Jonathan Lethem, Janna Levin, Valerie Martin, Joyce Carol Oates, Dexter Palmer, George Saunders, Gary Shteyngart, James Tate, Colson Whitehead, and Charles Yu. Together with these esteemed writers, we will explore the potential of the present moment, pursuing it through dystopian, utopian, and imagined worlds that shed light on our current condition.

Our 2012 Writers’ Workshops will be led by distinguished faculty including Paulette Bates Alden, Margaret Atwood, Billy Collins, Valerie Martin, Mary Morris, Lee Smith, Robert Stone, and Dara Wier. Scholarships and Financial Aid are available.

For more information: http://www.kwls.org/

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