Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop

Posted 4.6.12

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Roanoke, VA
Event Date: 
June 12, 2016

The 11th annual Tinker Mountain Writers’ Workshop will be held from June 12 to June 17 on the campus of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft seminars, individual conferences with faculty members, and readings. The faculty includes poets Thorpe Moeckel and Emilia Phillips; fiction writers Laura Benedict, Pinckney Benedict, Sarah Bowlin, Fred Leebron, and Daniel Mueller; creative nonfiction writer James McKean; and agent Jeff Kleinman (Folio Literary Management). The cost of tuition is $795. Housing is available on campus for $225 for the week or in nearby hotels beginning at $65 per night. A campus meal plan is available for $200. Submit the required application form and a $500 deposit to be used toward tuition by May 2. Registration is first come, first served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Tinker Mountain Writers’ Workshop, Hollins University, P.O. Box 9552, Roanoke, VA 24020. (540) 362-6229. Christine Powell, Contact.