Sponsored by State University of New York at Plattsburgh and The Center for Black Literature
The North Country Institute and Retreat for Writers of Color invites applications for its Fourth Annual Summer Writers? Institute and Retreat, tobe held July 8-14, 2007, at the Valcour Education and Conference Center on the shores of Lake Champlain.
Residents will work with faculty mentors:
Chris Abani (fiction)
Kimiko Hahn (poetry)
Jimmy Santiago Baca (memoir)
Applicants materials must include: the application form, a cover letter expressing reasons for wanting to participate, two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with their writing, and a sample of writing. A non-refundable application fee of $25, payable to SUNY Plattsburgh, should accompany the application. Applications will be reviewed as received until allspaces have been filled.
Tuition for the North Country Institute and Retreat at Valcour is $1,000 and includes workshops, lodging and meals. Need-based scholarships available.
Send application materials by APRIL 18, 2007 to:
Dr. Jose L. Torres-Padilla
Dept. of English
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Or email to TorresJL@plattsburgh.edu
For application form and more information check our website: