Saturday, March 28, 2015

March End of Month Roundup

In like a lion, out like a lamb...
"Lamb" by Noel Reynolds, on Flickr licensed under CC BY 2.0
National Poetry Month begins April 1! Check out Writing Wyoming's poetry posts and Pinterest board. Consider becoming a member of WyoPoets. Read some poetry. Write some poetry. Celebrate!

Conferences and workshops
Last few days to catch the Early Bird discount for the WyoPoets Spring Workshop April 17-18 in Casper WY. Get your registration form postmarked by April 1 to get the full-day workshop, including lunch, for $50. After April 1, it's $55. Registrations are accepted any time up to the workshop, including at the door. Download the brochure here.

Online registration is now open for the Wyoming Writers Inc. 41st Annual Conference in Cheyenne WY from June 5-7, 2015. Early Bird discount rate good through May 15. All conference registrations include a one-year membership in Wyoming Writers. Learn more about the faculty here and also check out the full schedule. Don't forget that scholarships are available; application deadline for scholarships is April 30.

Early Bird rates are available through May 11 for the Jackson Hole Writers Conference in Jackson WY from June 25-27, 2015. The Jackson Hole Writers Conference is offering a $150 discount for anyone who also attends the Wyoming Writers Inc. conference. Contact them for details on the discounted rate.

Others: The Pikes Peak Writers Conference will be held April 24-26 in Colorado Springs, CO and the Idaho Writers Rendezvous will be held May 14-16 in Boise, ID.

Job Opportunities
The Wyoming State Library has two openings in its publications and marketing office for a Multi-Media Specialist II and Senior Multi-Media Specialist. This office is responsible for communicating the value of Wyoming's libraries, and its tasks include putting together the Wyoming Library Roundup magazine.

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for an Office Support Specialist.

Owen Wister Review extends deadline until April 15
The Owen Wister Review has extended its submission deadline for the 2015 issue until April 15. Send your short stories, essays, poetry and artwork to be considered.

Call for Applications: Taft-Nicholson Center Artist-in-Residence Program
This one comes our way from the Wyoming Arts Council blog. The Taft-Nicholson Center Artist-in-Residence Program offers dedicated artists a supportive and transformational environment to further their creative development. The 2015 Artist-in-Residence Season begins on July 1 and ends on September 30. The online application deadline is April 15. Details and the application are at http://taft-nicholson.utah.edu.

TulipTree: Stories That Need to Be Told
Contest Open for Submissions
Category: The Story
Deadline is August 29th, 2015. Cash prizes of $1,000; $500 and $250. 1st through 3rd place winners and Honorable Mentions will be published in TulipTree Review and receive a 1-year subscription to TTR. Additional details can be found at http://www.tuliptreepub.com/contests.html


2 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting upcoming events. I just sent off five poems to Owen Wister Review. Had some stuff accepted there a few years back, but no luck since. Let's see what happens this time. If I get accepted, I'll split the profits with you Susan.

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  2. Thank you for the info!!

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