2011 FIU/Books & Books International Writers Conference--Grand Cayman


2011 FIU/Books & Books International Writers Conference--Grand Cayman

Co-sponsored by FIU's MFA Program in Creative Writing and Books & Books, along with Camana Bay, Sunshine Suites Resort, Cayman Airways & the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism.
Co-Directors:  Mitchell Kaplan, Books & Books; Les Standiford, Director of FIU's MFA in Creative Writing.

Dates:  October 20-22, 2011

Conference Faculty:

COLIN CHANNER (Satisfy My Soul) Fiction
MARK KURLANSKY(Salt, A World Without Fish)Non-Fiction
ELLEN SUSSMAN (French Lessons)Novel
THOMAS LUX (God Particles)Poetry
KIM WITHERSPOON Founding Partner, Inkwell Management LiteraryAgency
GERALD COSTANZO Founder, Carnegie Mellon University Press
DEBRA DEAN (The Madonnas of Leningrad) Novel
CAMPBELL McGRATH (Shannon: A Poem of the Lewis & Clark Expedition) Poetry
LES STANDIFORD (Bringing Adam Home)Narrative Non-Fiction
JOHN DUFRESNE (Requiem, Mass.) Fiction
 LYNNE BARRETT (Magpies) Fiction &  Revision
ROBERT ROTSTEIN, Esq. (Entertainment attorney)

Tuition:  Special early-bird rate--$325, prior to August 1, 2011
Manuscript (Mss.) Conferences:  $50.00 [Limited availability]

Conference Hotel:  Sunshine Suites Resort, Grand Cayman.  $105 studio; $115 deluxe studio; $130 deluxe 1BR suite.  Rates include complimentary wireless internet and daily breakfast. Call 877.786.1110, toll free, or visit their web site at http://www.sunshinesuites.com/.  Use code  FIUWW1.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 305-919-5857 or e-mail:  campbet@fiu.edu.
Faxed reservations cannot be accepted at this time.

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