August 9, 2010

FIU/ Books&Books International Writers Conference: Grand Cayman

FIU/Books&Books International Writers Conference

2010 FIU/Books& Books International Writers Conference--Grand Cayman

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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