Monday, September 12, 2005

NYC Writing Workshop Info

NYC's Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab and the MFA Program in Creative Writing invite you to the Fall 2005 Distinguished Writers Series

Walter Mosley: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 @ 7:30pm. Faculty Dining Room (8th floor, West Building). Bestselling author Walter Mosley reads from his latest book, Cinnamon Kiss, (due out in September 2005) and will host a Q&A session after the reading. A reception and book-signing will follow. The author of nineteen critically acclaimed books, Mosley has won numerous awards including the Anisfield Wolf Award, an honor given to works that increase the appreciation and understanding of race in America.

A Tribute to June Jordan in collaboration with the Poetry Society of America: Thursday, October 6, 2005 @ 7:30pm. The Kaye Playhouse (1st Floor, North Building). A tribute to the work of June Jordan with poets Cornelius Eady, Joy Harjo, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jan Heller Levi, Donna Masini, Adrienne Rich, and others. Admission is $12 and $7 for members of the Poetry Society of America. (Free for Hunter College students, faculty and staff with valid I.D.). For tickets, please contact the box office at (212) 772-4448.

Louise Glück: Thursday, October 27, 2005 @ 7:30pm. Faculty Dining Room (8th floor, West Building). Louise Glück, a former United States poet laureate, won the Pulitzer Prize for The Wild Iris in 1993. The author of eight books of poetry and one collection of essays, Proofs and Theories: Essays on Poetry, she has received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for Nonfiction.

Colson Whitehead: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 @ 7:30pm. Faculty Dining Room (8th floor, West Building). New York-based novelist Colson Whitehead is a MacArthur Foundation “genius” award recipient as well as a 2002 Pulitzer Prize finalist. His books include John Henry Days and The Intuitionist.

Reservation Information: To reserve seats for Walter Mosley, Louise Glück and Colson Whitehead, please call (212) 772-4007 or email the Special Events Office at To reserve tickets for the June Jordan Tribute, please call the Kaye Box Office at 212.772.4448.

About the Program: The Hunter College MFA Program in Creative Writing, directed by Peter Carey, is a highly competitive program that offers promising writers the opportunity to study and practice the art of writing in small, intensive workshops and seminars in literature.

Address: Hunter College, Office of Alumni Relations, Room E1314, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021.

FREE FREELANCE WRITING CONTACTS! I have spent the last six months or so compiling a list of freelance writing guidelines. I had hoped to build the list to 1,000, but due to other pressing demands, will not be able to devote the time to it. To date, I have compiled and verified a list 180 contacts.

This list is free to anyone who orders an Inkwell Editorial e-book during the month of September (any e-book). It will be sent to you as an attached MS Word file (for ease of opening) after your order has been received. Click the following link to access all Inkwell Editorial e-books:

SAMPLE LISTING: Please note, listings vary, eg, there are guidelines for e-zines, magazines, websites, etc. In short, something for everyone.

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Submission Guidelines:

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