Category Archives: Napa Valley Writers’ Conference

Actual announcement (Napa faculty!)

The 37th Napa Valley Writers’ Conference (July 23-28, 2017) will feature the following workshop faculty: In poetry – Eavan Boland, Jane Hirshfield, Ada Limón, and Matthew Zapruder In fiction – Lan Samantha Chang, Peter Ho Davies, Daniel Orozco, and ZZ … Continue reading

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If you applied to the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference

…by the priority deadline (April 4), you should have a response from us today, as promised.  If not, you should email us at poetry@napawritersconference.org. If you applied after the priority deadline, you will probably hear from me in a week or … Continue reading

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Catching up

Random bullets of not having posted on the blog in months (RBONHPOTBIM): My poem “The Fear of the Dark” appeared on Slate a few weeks ago. (Wow!) We’re busy receiving and reading applications for the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference.  We … Continue reading

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Applications are now open for the 2012 Napa Valley Writers’ Conference

We’re taking applications now for the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, which will be held at the Upper Valley Campus of Napa Valley College in St. Helena, California, from Sunday, July 22, through Friday, July 27.  This is my tenth year directing … Continue reading

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The 2008 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Although the Festival of Books is still a couple of months away, it’s not too early to consider registering as a volunteer to work during the Festival, which will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27, at UCLA.  … Continue reading

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The competition

Naturally, I want you to consider attending the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference from Sunday, July 27, to Friday, August 1, 2008.  Brenda Hillman, Mark Doty, Nick Flynn, and Claudia Rankine will be teaching our poetry workshops, and in fiction we … Continue reading

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