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Mendocino Coast Writers Conference

August 3, 2023 - August 5, 2023

I’m delighted that I’ll be the short fiction instructor for the 2023 Mendocino Coast Writers Conference – a part of the world close to my heart.

Registration will be available soon. Grab a spot while you can.

There are incredible instructors attending and it promises to be an incredible experience, including Ariel Gore, Nayomi Munaweera, Daniel B. Summerhill, Sarah McColl, Ploi Pirapokin, Muriel Leung and Carvell Wallace.

Join us if you can.

 

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Here’s a brief rundown of what a day at the conference (from their website) would be like, more details to follow soon:

 

LOCATION AND SCHEDULE

All morning workshops and afternoon events will take place in Mendocino, California. Evening events may take place in Mendocino and the surrounding Fort Bragg. Location details will be available in early 2023.

YOUR SAFETY

All eating will be outdoors, and masks will be required at all times indoors. The seating in classrooms for morning workshops and afternoon seminars will be spaced apart, and windows kept open, to promote social distancing and good ventilation.

DAILY SCHEDULE

08:00am-08:45am: Breakfast (included)
09:00am-12:00pm: Morning Workshops
12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch (included)
2:30pm-4:00pm: Afternoon Seminars
4:10pm-5:00pm: Anonymous Critique (Thursday and Saturday)

EVENING EVENTS

Thursday, August 3 | 5:30pm: Student and Faculty Welcome
A meet-and-greet followed by faculty readings.
Free and open to the public from 6.30pm onwards

Friday, August 4 | 6:30pm: Faculty Reading
A medley of faculty readings.
Free and open to the public

Saturday, August 5 | 5:30pm: Dinner and Keynote Address
Dinner (outside), faculty book signing and the conference keynote address.

Details

Start:
August 3, 2023
End:
August 5, 2023
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Website:
https://mcwc.org/