Monday, February 06, 2012

Southampton Writers Conference

Southampton Arts, Summer 2012
Session I: July 11 – 15
Session II: July 18 – 29

Creative Writing
Visual Arts

Our Distinguished Faculty and Lecturers include: Roger Rosenblatt, Melissa Bank, Emma Walton Hamilton, Stephen Hamilton, Ursula Hegi, Matt Klam, Jules Feiffer, Meg Wolitzer, Nick Mangano, Marsha Norman, Annette Handley Chandler, Robert Reeves, Lou Ann Walker, Julie Sheehan, Billy Collins, Scott Sandell, Donald Sultan, Steve Miller, Christina Lazaridi, Eric Fischl, Keith Sonnier, Frank Pugliese, Paton Miller, Paul Chojnowski, Daniel DeSimone, Angela Scott, Kathryn Markel, Mitchell Kriegmann, Jon Robin Baitz, Jay McInerney, Mary Karr, David Rakoff

Courses in Acting, Bookmaking, Children's Literature, Creative Nonfiction, Directing, Filmmaking, Fiction, Memoir, Playwriting, Personal Essay, Poetry, Portraiture, Printmaking, and Screenwriting

Southampton Arts
Stony Brook Southampton
239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968


Unknown said...

For those of you near Milwaukee, the 10th annual Spring Writer's Festival is coming up March 9-11. Along with conference sessions and lectures there will be sub-session workshops and pitch session workshops. There are also individual manuscript reviews available, but you need to send your manuscript in now for it to be considered by one of the presenters.

The presenters include: Ben Ryder Howe, Margot Peters, Cy Tymony, and Dan Vyleta, among others.

Literary agents and editors attending: Kelly Bale, Sue Bradanini Betz, Kurt Chandler, Joanna MacKenzie, Phillip Martin, and others.

For full information check out:

p.s. If you know of any writers or students in the Milwaukee area who would be interested in this festival, please pass this on. And please, if you know of a blog, website, etc. where this information would be welcome, please link to the website.

linn said...

Hey! Was just wondering if you know when SB will notify? Thanks :)

Sally Jane said...

Hi @linn,

Applications are being reviewed now and notifications are going out in the order of review. In general, that means you'll get an answer ~4-6 weeks after your application is complete.

Applicants should email the program at if they have any questions about the process.

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