Beanery Online Literary Magazine

February 26, 2011

Beanery Writers Group Announcements: February 26, 2011

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

ANNOUNCEMENTS: FEBRUARY 26, 2011

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SPECIAL MEETING ON PUBLISHING

Publisher, Linda Heinrich

(Woodmoor Publishing, Hagerstown, MD)

Saturday, March 5, 2011

1:00 p. m.

Preregistration requested

Pages and Light Bookstore

307 Georgian Place Shopping Mall in Somerset.

For further information:

contact Sarene Friedman 814 444 5839

sf15561@gmail.com

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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 loj@pitt.edu.

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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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ADDITIONAL READING:

Eavesdropping—the good and the bad of it

Journalism Rules and Professionalism: I had neither!

WORD OF THE YEAR 2008 VOCABULARY TEST

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