Desert Nights, Ris­ing Stars Writ­ers Con­fer­ence

Poets and Writers - - Conferences & Residencies -

The 2019 Desert Nights, Ris­ing Stars Writ­ers Con­fer­ence will be held from Fe­bru­ary 22 to Fe­bru­ary 23 on the Ari­zona State Univer­sity cam­pus in Tempe. The con­fer­ence fea­tures work­shops

in po­etry, fic­tion, cre­ative non­fic­tion, and pub­lish­ing, as well as craft classes, lec­tures, panel discussions, and read­ings. The fac­ulty in­cludes po­ets Hanif Abdurraqib, Ni­cole Sealey, Car­men Giménez Smith, and TC Tol­bert; fic­tion writ­ers Ra­mona Ausubel, Natashia Deón, and Achy Obe­jas; and non­fic­tion writ­ers Jen­nine Capó Crucet and Yvette John­son. The cost of the con­fer­ence is $300. Sin­gle-day passes are avail­able for $200. Regis­tra­tion is first come, first served; the dead­line is Fe­bru­ary 18. Lodg­ing is avail­able at nearby ho­tels and inns. Visit the web­site for more in­for­ma­tion. Desert Nights, Ris­ing Stars Writ­ers Con­fer­ence, Ari­zona State Univer­sity, Vir­ginia G. Piper Cen­ter for Cre­ative Writ­ing, 450 East Tyler Mall, P.O. Box 875002, Tempe, AZ 85287.­fer­ence

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