Tag: national literary community

Event: Hurston/Wright Writers’ Week Workshop

Title: Hurston/Wright Writers’ Week Workshop

Location: Howard University, Washington, DC
Description: Writers’ Week is the nation’s only multi-genre workshop for Black writers. Hurston/Wright workshops provide a nurturing, safe space where you can discuss your work, its meaning and its unique aesthetic. During the workshop, you not only get to meet and gather ideas from fellow writers, you will also learn writing techniques from published authors. During one-on-one sessions with your instructor, he or she will provide you with invaluable feedback about your work and the craft of writing.

Dates to Remember

April 3, 2013 – Submission deadline
April 8, 2013 – Notification emails will be emailed
April 22, 2013 – $100 non-refundable deposit is required
June 3, 2013 – Final payment is due

For more information, visit: http://www.hurstonwright.org/index.html
Start Date: 20013-07-14
End Date: 2013-07-19

Event: Hurston/Wright Legacy Award

Title: Hurston/Wright Legacy Award
Location: Bowie, MD
Link out: Click here
Description: We are requesting submissions for the 2012 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award (see below for details). The submission deadline is November 23, 2012.

The 2012 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award Winners/Finalists will be announced in December.

The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award is the first national award presented to published writers of African descent by the national community of Black writers. This award, consists of prizes for the highest quality writing in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry.

For more information, visit http://www.hurstonwright.org/ProgramsAwards/legacy.html
Start Date: 20012-09-01
End Date: 2012-11-23