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Writers and Readers Symposium- Saturday February 17, 2018

Writers Workshop - Sunday February 18, 2018

 

AUTHORS ANNOUNCED AND TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR 2018 WRITERS AND READERS SYMPOSIUM TO BE HELD IN ST. FRANCISVILLE, LOUISIANA

Writers and Readers Symposium
Spend a day, including a delicious lunch with homemade desserts, with the following award-winning authors: Catharine Savage Brosman, John R. Kemp, Michael H. Rubin, Genaro Ky Lý Smith, Ernest J. Gaines and M.O. Walsh.

Registration is from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. on February 17, 2018 at beautiful Hemingbough Convention Center in St. Francisville, LA. From 9:00 a.m. to noon, these four authors will read from and discuss their writing and creative processes. At noon, lunch will be served, and participants will be able to eat lunch with these authors. Presentations will continue following lunch until approximately 3:30pm.

Conundrum Books and Puzzles in St. Francisville will have copies of these authors' books on site for sale, and the authors will be delighted to autograph them and chat with participants.

A Novel Image Art Show will also be held in conjunction with the Symposium. It will include photographs, paintings, and sculptures related to writing and literature. The audience will pick their favorite works of art, and awards will be given to the first, second and third place winners.
We are offering an Early Bird Ticket Price until December 31, 2017. Tickets purchased for the Saturday February 17, 2018 symposium before this date will be discounted to only $ 45.00. On January 1, 2018 the ticket price goes up to $ 55.00 and they will be $ 65.00 the day of the event at the door.

This program is supported in part by a Decentralized Arts Funding Grant from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge in cooperation with the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, and Louisiana State Arts Council.

The Writers Retreat led by Genaro Ky Ly Smith will take place on Sunday February 18, 2018. You must select the Writers Retreat Ticket Option to be included, it is a separate ticket from the Saturday Symposium.

Tickets are available at: https://2018writersandreaders.brownpapertickets.com/

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