Monday, November 30, 2009

Other Words Photos and Videos!

The FLAC Other Words Annual Conference, held once again this year at beautiful Flagler College in St. Augustine, brought together writers, publishers, editors, students, teachers and readers for a three-day celebration of the literary arts. Other Words is fast becoming a can't-miss conference for those who enjoy intimate networking and access to a diverse variety of panels, readings and social outings. Make plans now to attend the 2010 conference next November! More details as they emerge...

For now, enjoy photos and video of the 2009 Other Words conference--

Conference photos (with thanks to Jeanne):

All Nations Press reading (with thanks to Jillian):

Anhinga Press reading (with thanks to Jillian):

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Announcing the Other Words Writers' Workshops

Hone your skills and build your creative energies with a full-day of Master Workshops by writers and editors from the Florida Literary Arts Coalition on Friday, November 6, 9 am-6 pm., at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida.

The daylong program will include workshops in poetry, fiction, playwriting, and creative nonfiction, an introduction to small presses, a panel on building your credentials through publishing in literary magazines and journals, a panel on promoting your work and yourself, and a panel on how to pitch a manuscript. Participating writers include Lynne Chandhok, Terri Witek, Audrey Colombe, Joseph Hayes, Jordan Smith, and Jenny Browne. Editors and publishers include Richard Mathews (Tampa Review and the University of Tampa Press), Rick Campbell (Anhinga Press), Terry Kennedy (Greensboro Review) Ted Pelton (Starcherone Press), and Michael Neff (Web Del Sol).

BUILD YOUR OWN PROGRAM: We will work with each person enrolling to build a schedule best suited to your individual interests. Cost for the Friday Workshops is just $40. Registration includes an evening reading by poets Michael Waters, Peter Meinke, Jenny Browne, and Jordan Smith. The day finishes with a reception at Flagler College's elegant Markland House for a relaxed social celebration and lively literary conversation.

Only a limited number of participants can be enrolled, so please contact us as soon as possible to reserve your place.* Here are the details: Other Words Writers' Workshops Email: Jim WIlson or Rick Campbell for questions or more information.


*The Other Words Writers’ Workshops are being planned as a pre-conference event for the annual Other Words conference of the Florida Literary Arts Coalition. Those interested in attending the writers' workshops can also register for the conference, running Saturday and Sunday on the Flagler College campus, for a special combined fee of $100. You can download a conference registration form at this link: FLAC Conference Registration.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

News: A New Collaboration

One of the main goals of the Florida Literary Arts Coalition, as the name suggests, is to bring together groups dedicated to the promotion of the literary arts in Florida.

To this end, this year's FLAC "Other Words" Conference, which will be held in St. Augustine, will be working with Jane's Stories of St. Augustine to assist underserved writers in the city and the St. Johns County area.

More details will follow, but rest assured, they're good ones.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Fifth Annual FLAC Conference in Planning Stage

As summer rapidly approaches, board members for the Florida Literary Arts Coalition have turned up the heat on planning for the Fifth Annual "Other Words" Conference.  For the second consecutive year, the gathering of independent writers, students, and publishers will take place in the nation's oldest city of St. Augustine on the campus of Flagler College.