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2016 EVENTS/WORKSHOPS

April 22-24, 2016 Candace Simar, A Writing Retreat for all Genres Lanesboro MN www.candacesimar.com Register by 4-1-16. Anna V’s Bed & Breakfast 507-467-2686 *

June 11, 2016 Debate for This Yea’s Great American Think-Off New York Mills Cultural Center, New York Mills, MN www.kulcher.org Deadline to enter 4-1-16. *

June 20-26 Northwoods Writers’ Conference in Bemidji *  http://northwoodswriters.org

August 13 Saturday, Hackensack Book Arts Festival *  http://www.northwoodsartscouncil.org

September 17 Saturday 9 AM, Workshop with Faith Sullivan at The Patio near Hubbard MN south and east of Park Rapids MN sharrick1@wcta.net

September 17 Saturday 1 PM, Book Release Party at The Patio near Hubbard MN south and east of Park Rapids MN sharrick1@wcta.net

2014 EVENTS/WORKSHOPS

June 16-21, 2014  Bemidji Library Book Festival ericssonp@krls.org

June 20-22, 2014 Nimrod 5 at Jerry Mevissen’s farm. Event is full sharrick1@wcta.net

June 22-28, 2014 Northwoods Writers’ Conference in Bemidji http://northwoodswriters.org

August 23, 2014 Saturday, Hackensack Book Arts Festival  http://www.northwoodsartscouncil.org

September 13, 2014 Sat. 9 AM, Workshop with Marsh Muirhead at Blueberry Pines Golf Course south of Park Rapids MN sharrick1@wcta.net

September 13, 2014 Sat. 1 PM, Book Release Party at Blueberry Pines Golf Course south of Park Rapids MN sharrick1@wcta.net

September 26-28 Jane Hirshfield event in Bemidji  Friday—Jazz Party, Slam and Open Mic Saturday—readings from The Beat, craft lecture by Jane, book signing, evening reading and reception Sunday—closing brunch of the Bards, TBA mgmuirhead@midco.net 218-556-6313

October 4, 2014 Sat. Lake Region Writers Network meeting MN State, Fergus Falls MN www.lakeregionwriters.net

2013 EVENTS/WORKSHOPS

March 1 – Deadline for Talking Stick 22

April – *Red Bridge Film Festival

June – *Wadena Affaire de Artes Sat. 11 AM to 4 PM. $30.00, partially refundable. wadenaarts@hotmail.com or Mim Maas 218-631-1751 or Cheryl Prindle 651-283-1811.

August 17 – *Hackensack Book Arts Festival

September 21 – 9 AM, Workshop with LOUANN SHEPARD MUHM at Blueberry Pines Golf Course south of Park Rapids MN

September 21 – 1 PM, Book Release Party at Blueberry Pines Golf Course south of Park Rapids MN

October 5 – *Lake Region Writers Network meeting MN State, Fergus Falls MN www.lakeregionwriters.net

*Sponsored by other groups, not JWB

2012 EVENTS/WORKSHOPS

June 16 Saturday 2 to 5 PM Blank Canvas Gallery Authors event

June 22-24 Friday 5 PM to Sunday 3 PM, Third annual writers’ retreat at
Jerry Mevissen’s farm with Marge Barrett as instructor (Event is full)

July 28 Ror Schach Music and Arts Festival Hubbard County Fair Grounds,
Park Rapids MN, 11 AM to 1 AM Tarah L. Wolff will be there with her book Embraced by Darkness

August 18 Saturday, Hackensack Book Arts Festival

September 15 Saturday 9 AM, Workshop with Linda Lein on Revision at
Blueberry Pines Golf Course south of Park Rapids MN

September 15 Saturday 1 PM, Book Release Party at
Blueberry Pines Golf Course south of Park Rapids MN

September 21 Friday evening, Legacy Weekend at Century School in Park Rapids MN. Renamed the Park Rapids Legacy Showcase. In conjunction with the Kinship spaghetti dinner. From 5:30 until 9 PM. JWB will sell books.

October 6 Saturday Lake Region Writers Network meeting MN State, Fergus Falls MN
www.lakeregionwriters.net

2011 EVENTS/WORKSHOPS

August 20 Hackensack Book and Art Fair, 9-3

September 17 Sat. Book Release Party at Northwoods Bank

September 23 Fri. 5 – 8 PM PRLAAC event, sell books, etc. Century School

September 27 Real Men Do Write Poetry
John Thornberg and Marsh Muirhead
Tuesday 1:00-2:30 PM at Northwoods Bank
Community Room in Park Rapids

October 1 Lake Region Writers Network meeting
MN State, Fergus Falls MN www.lakeregionwriters.net

October 4 Women’s Hearts and Modern Poetry
Laura Hanson and Penny Swan
Tuesday 1:00-2:30 PM at Northwoods Bank Community Room in Park Rapids

PAST WORKSHOPS

Jul 24, 2010 – Marge Barrett – Writing the Short Short
Apr 17, 2010 – Scott Stewart – Page to Screen: The Nuts & Bolts of Screenwriting

Aug 02, 2008 – Kate Hopper – Writing Family
Jun 21, 2008 – Scott Stewart – Targeting your Writing, Editing, and Marketing
Mar 25, 2008 – Doug Ohman – Photography and publishing

Oct 29, 2007 – Mark Munger – Self Publishing
Sep 24, 2007 – Deborah Keenan – An Evening of Poetry with Deborah Keenan
Aug 11, 2007 – William Kent Krueger – Writing Compelling Fiction
July 28, 2007 – LouAnn Shepard Muhm – Poetry Manuscript Preparation
July 14, 2007 – LouAnn Shepard Muhm – How to Get Started Writing Poetry

Sep 09, 2006 – Faith Sullivan – Writing Creative Nonfiction
Aug 07, 2006 – Catherine Watson – Memoir Workshop
July 15, 2006 – LouAnn Shepard Muhm – Compression: Writing the Short Poem

Aug 06, 2005 – Mark Vinz – Readers & Writers of Poetry
Mar 19, 2005 – Florence Witkop – Fire Your Therapist! Writing Without Angst

July 31, 2004 – Linda Henry – Writing for Profit/Prophet

Sep 20, 2003 – Florence Witkop – What Editors Want
Sep 20, 2003 – Linda Henry – Writing Magazine Proposals