SCCC Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing Seeks Proposals for Workshops and Panel Discussions

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The English Departments of the Grant, Ammerman, and Eastern campuses at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Fifth Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, April 28, 2012.

The Festival brings together students, poets, novelists, short story writers, dramatists, essayists, and creative writing professors for an engaging day of workshops, panel discussions, readings, and related events. To this end, the SCCC Creative Writing Festival Committee seeks proposals from interested writers, faculty, and graduate students of the following nature:

1) Writing Workshops: Inspire and motivate festival attendees to write in fresh, interesting, and engaging fifty-minute sessions. All genres will be considered, but workshops should be aimed at a primarily undergraduate audience. If you have a "stand alone" workshop that works particularly well and will get your audience writing, we are interested in hearing about it.

2) Presentation/Panel Discussion Sessions: Present on any topic of interest to creative writing students and instructors at the undergraduate level. Panel proposals must include a list of panelists/presenters with the appropriate contact information for each, and working paper titles.

You are encouraged to consider these guidelines as broadly and creatively as possible.

All panel and workshop proposals should fit within an hour time frame: fifty minutes for the session and ten minutes for Q and A.

Workshop and panel session proposals alike should outline any technological requirements as well.

All proposals should be presented via the following application:

Questions and/or inquiries should be directed to the Creative Writing Festival Committee at Visit for more information.

Deadline for proposals: February 24, 2012