Grand Cayman, Here We Come!

The blog will be on hiatus so that I can devote time to the participants at the FIU/Books&Books International Writers Conference. If you're in the neighborhood, drop by Thursday night when I'll be reading with Dan Wakefield & Debra Dean.

Co-sponsored by FIU's MFA Program in Creative Writing and Books& Books.

Co-Directors:  Mitchell Kaplan, Books & Books;  Les Standiford, Director of FIU's MFA in Creative Writing

Dates:  October 21-23, 2010

Conference Faculty
KAYLEE JONES (Lies My Mother Never Told Me) Non-Fiction/Memoir
ANN HOOD (The Red Thread) Novel
GEOFFREY PHILP (Dub Wise) Poetry
MARLY RUSOFF (The Marly Rusoff Agency, NYC) Literary Agent
DANIEL HALPERN (ECCO Press, NYC) Editor & Publisher
DAN WAKEFIELD (New York in the 50's) Mind, Spirit, Non-fiction
DEBRA DEAN (The Madonnas of Leningrad) Novel
LES STANDIFORD (Last Train to Paradise) Narrative Non-Fiction
JOHN DUFRESNE (Requiem, Mass.) Fiction
DENISE DUHAMEL (Ka-Ching!) Poetry
LYNNE BARRETT (The Secret Names of Women) Fiction & Revision
Tuition:  Special early-bird rate--$300, prior to July 15.  

Mss. Conferences:  Limited, $50

Conference Hotel:  Sunshine Suites, Grand Cayman.  $100 studio; $110 deluxe studio; $125 deluxe 1BR suite.  Call 877.786.1110, toll free.  E-mail  Code:  FIUWW

Nine daily classes in all genres; afternoon editing and publishing symposia; evening readings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 305.919.5857 or e-mail:

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