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Bahamas Writer's Summer Institute July 12-29
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7/12/2010 to 7/29/2010
When: 7/12/2010
4:00 PM
Contact: Helen Klonaris
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The Bahamas Writers Summer Institute in collaboration with the College of the Bahamas' School of English Studies, is taking place again this summer, July 13 through July 29th, and we invite you to apply and/or pass the word on!

This summer the program will take place once again at COB's Michael Eldon Complex and will run for three weeks instead of five. Classes and craft workshops will take place Tuesday through Friday evenings, 4pm to 9pm and our Writers in Community Series will take place Mondays and Saturdays at The Hub during the run of the program. Details are forthcoming!

In addition to our Guest Writer, Olive Senior, who will give a guest lecture, a master class in fiction, and will read from her published works, we have a fantastic line up of published Bahamian writers and scholars joining us for this year's BWSI:

Caribbean Literary Imagination: Angelique NixonCritical
Literary Theory: Krista Walkes
Fiction: Asha Lelawatee Manoo Rahming
Memoir: Helen Klonaris
Playwriting: Ian G. Strachan
Poetry: Marion Bethel
Screenwriting: Travolta Cooper

In addition to these workshops and seminars, we will also have a 3 hour workshop in bookbinding, facilitated by Bahamian poet and publisher Sonia Farmer. Contact us for applications at bahawsi@yahoo.com!

Workshops take place from 4pm to 9pm Tuesdays through Fridays, from July 12th to July 29th. The cost of the program is $400. Limited scholarship are available.

For more information please write BWSI at bahawsi@yahoo.com, or call BWSI at (242) 325-0341.

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