7/12/2010 to 7/29/2010
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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
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
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 email@example.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
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call BWSI at (242) 325-0341.