Our March schedule is now posted on Meetup.com. We’re offering workshops in poetry, creative nonfiction, songwriting, and oral storytelling as well as open-genre workshops and chapter-length workshops. RSVP now to save your spot >
Call for readers
Mud Season Review is looking for more readers to join the staff. If interested, please contact Rebecca Starks, editor-in-chief, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daytime Poetry Workshop: Monday, February 8th, 10:30 am in Burlington. RSVP now >
The Monday Workshop: Monday, February 8th, 6:30 pm in Burlington. RSVP now >
Middlebury Workshop: Wednesday, February 10th, 6:30 pm in Middlebury. RSVP now >
Craft Session—The love story: Saturday, February 13th, 11:00 am in Burlington: Join Peter Biello for a workshop on creating believable romantic relationships on the page. RSVP now >
Upcoming special events
Thursday, February 18th at 5:30 pm: Join the BWW and RETN for StoryCraft: A Way With Words, a conversation about the work, art, and practice of writing with Vermont writers Jensen Beach and Kerrin McCadden.
The event will be held at The Media Factory at RETN/VCAM, located at 208 Flynn Avenue in Burlington. Admission is free, though donations are much appreciated. Register now >
End-of-year tax letters
End-of-year tax letters are ready! If you donated to the Burlington Writers Workshop between June 31, 2015 [when we officially transitioned to collecting donations directly as a 501(c)3] and December 31, 2015, we have your letter. You should have received an email asking for your address to send the letter. If you did not receive the email, please contact us to provide your address.
Flynn Center blog
Burlington Writers Workshop members recently wrote the following for the Flynn Center blog:
Kelly Hedglin Bowen wrote this review of “Once.”
Josh MacDonald wrote this review of “Ragtime: The Musical.”
Cynthia Close wrote this review of Billy Childs’ “Reimagining Laura Nyro.”
Congrats and thanks
Congratulations to Cynthia Close for two recent publications. Cynthia’s essay, “Becoming a Vermonter,” was published in New England Memories and her latest column was featured in Documentary Magazine.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Gaucher, whose essay, “The Whole Lot,” was published in Pithead Chapel: An online journal of gutsy narratives.
Thanks to all of our new members who came out to the new member informational meeting last night. Hope to see you all at a workshop soon!