The Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library will host five creative writing WordShops. WordShops focus on writing styles including memoir, poetry and creative nonfiction. They are taking place at the State Library of Louisiana, the Capitol Park Welcome Center and the Capitol Park Museum on Oct. 28, the day before the eighth annual Louisiana Book Festival.
Space is limited. To register for WordShops call Charlene Moore at 225.219.0946 or download the registration form at http://www.LouisianaBookFestival.org/LBFWordShops.html. Registration is $40 for half-day WordShops and $75 for the full day. The fee for attending both a morning and afternoon WordShop is $75. Registration and payment are due by Oct. 25. Parking will be provided.
Full-day, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Rosemary Daniell — NERVE: Doing What It Takes to Turn the Truths of Your Life into Memoir
Half-day, 9 a.m. – Noon
John Biguenet — Function Follows Form: Why Genre Matters
Johnette Downing — Postcard Poetry for Elementary and Middle School Educators
Half-day, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Julie Kane — Semiformalists Have More Fun
Sheryl St. Germain — Conjuring Place: A Workshop in Creative Nonfiction
Complete information on the 2011 Book Festival and WordShops is available at www.LouisianaBookFestival.org or by calling 225.219.9503.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 12, 2011
State Library of Louisiana
Office of the Lieutenant Governor