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Register here: http://411.fit.edu/cwi/classes.php
Prices begin at $40!
This year not only do they have returning authors from previous years
teaching novel writing, poetry, playwriting, science fiction etc., but
there are new courses, such as flash fiction, songwriting, the literary
thriller, and How To Get a Children's Non-Fiction Book Proposal!
This year's keynote speaker is Lynne Barrett, the award-winning author of three short story collections, The Land of Go, The Secret Names of Women, and, just published, Magpies. She is co-editor of Birth: a Literary Companion and The James M. Cain Cookbook, a collection of Cain's nonfiction. She is editor of the new collection of prose poetry, flash fiction, and flash nonfiction Tigertail: Florida Flash, to be published in Oct. 2011.
Her work has appeared in Delta
Blues, A Dixie Christmas, Miami Noir, One Year to a Writing Life,
Simply the Best Mysteries, A Hell of a Woman, Ellery Queen’s Mystery
Magazine, Painted Bride Quarterly, Night Train, The Southern Women’s
Review, Mondo Barbie, and many other anthologies and
journals. Her essay "What Editors Want," published by The Review Review,
went on to be featured in the L.A. Times book blog and republished in
Glimmer Train's digest.
She has received the Edgar Allan Poe Award for
best mystery story from the Mystery Writers of America, the Moondance
International Film Festival award for best short story, and fellowships
from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment
for the Arts. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College,
she received her M.F.A. from the University of North
Carolina-Greensboro. She teaches in the M.F.A. program in Creative
Writing at Florida International University and edits The Florida Book Review.