Creative Nonfiction MFA Awards with Lee Gutkind

January 12, 2008 at 6:29 pm Leave a comment

nonfiction.jpgJanuary 31: AWP-Week Party to Announce Winner of the Inaugural Creative Nonfiction MFA Program-Off.

As part of The Association of Writers & Writing Programs National Conference (AWP), Creative Nonfiction and W.W. Norton & Company will host a party to celebrate the winner of the first-ever Creative Nonfiction MFA Program- Off.

Lee Gutkind, founder of Creative Nonfiction, will speak briefly about the genre, and contest winners will read from their selections at the Ding Dong Lounge (929 Columbus Avenue, between 105th and 106th Streets).

Finalists who will be reading include: Jennifer McClung, Joanna Eleftheriou, Sierra Bellows, Margaret MacInnis, Hilary Hansen. The last to read will be grand prize winner, Amy Andrews.

keep-it-real.jpgBook Culture will be there selling books and enjoying the festivities. We’ll have copies of The Best Creative Nonfiction, Volume One, as well as Gutkind’s brand new March ’08 release, Keep it Real – Everything You Need to Know About Researching and Writing Creative Nonfiction.

The program will begin promptly at 8pm, and the kind folks at the Ding Dong will be offering beer and drink specials. Be sure to stop by for some literary-infused libations!

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