BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE
ANNOUNCEMENTS: FEBRUARY 26, 2011
SPECIAL MEETING ON PUBLISHING
Publisher, Linda Heinrich
(Woodmoor Publishing, Hagerstown, MD)
Saturday, March 5, 2011
1:00 p. m.
Pages and Light Bookstore
307 Georgian Place Shopping Mall in Somerset.
For further information:
contact Sarene Friedman 814 444 5839
The 10th Pitt-Greensburg Writers’ Festival
Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 18, 2011
Village Hall coffeehouse on campus
Sponsors: Pitt-Greensburg Writing Program, Academic Villages, Student Government Association, Academic Affairs, and The Friends of the Library
Writers, Poets, Publishers and More
West Coast poets and writers Joan Jobe Smith and Fred Voss, bestselling mystery novelist Kathleen George, poet John Repp, “That’s Church!” blogger Virginia Montanez, singer/songwriter Bill Deasy, and UPG faculty, alumni and students will be among the featured speakers.
Editors and publishers from New York’s Spuyten Duyvil press and the internationally-acclaimed Caketrain literary magazine will also be on hand to offer their insights into breaking into print. Receptions and booksignings will be ongoing throughout the festival.
All events are free and open to the public. Each day a craft talk will begin at 4 p.m. and a reading will follow at 7 p.m. Authors’ books will be available for purchase.
The full schedule includes:
Monday, March 14 — Poet/memoirist Joan Jobe Smith — craft talk at 4 p.m.; reading at 7 p.m. with reception and book-signing to follow
Tuesday, March 15 — Poet Fred Voss — craft talk at 4 p.m.; reading at 7 p.m. with reception and book-signing to follow
Wednesday, March 16 – Editors and publishers from Caketrain, Spuyten Duyvil and more discuss the literary life at 4 p.m.; Faculty/Alumni reading at 7 p.m. with reception and book-signing to follow
Thursday, March 17 – Bestselling mystery novelist Kathleen George — reading and talk at 4 p.m. with reception and book-signing to follow; Poet John Repp — reading at 7 p.m. with reception and book-signing to follow
Friday, March 18 — One Book Event with Kathleen George at noon (this event is sponsored by the Pitt-Greensburg Friends of the Library and will be in the campus’ Millstein Library); The Art and Craft of New Media: a panel presentation featuring UPG bloggers and professional guest blogger Virginia Montanez at 4 p.m. in the Coffeehouse; Singer/Songwriter Bill Deasy — talk on songwriting, followed by a performance and book-signing, 7 p.m.
For further information about the festival, or about the writing program at Pitt-Greensburg, call 724-836-7481 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
MERCER COUNTY ONE DAY WRITERS CONFERENCE
Kathi Macias, from southern California, Keynote speaker
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Emmanuel Christian Church, Stoneboro, PA
8:00 a. m. registration, 9:00 a. m. opening
There will be the usual variety of workshops for poetry, non-fiction, fiction, and more.
Gloria Clover, Conference Registrar
For information and to register click on: www.writingsuccess.info
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