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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
#MichiganWriters Scholarships Contest and Interlochen Programs #motownwriters #michlit
News, Events, & Resources for Michigan Writers
MW Annual Scholarship Contest For MW Members Only!
Michigan Writers will award three scholarships: one $450 scholarship and two $225 scholarships.
Entries must be received by March 5, 2020
Three lucky members will be able to use their scholarship toward tuition for the Interlochen Writers Retreat (June 8 - 11, 2020), or another writers retreat or Interlochen workshop of your choosing (subject to MW approval).
Winners will be selected by blind random drawing.
You must be a member of Michigan Writers to enter the drawing.
Note: Enrollment in programs at Interlochen is dependent on spaces available at time of registration.
Interlochen College of Creative Arts 2020 Creative Writing Programs
Deep Revision Workshop Monday, April 13 - Saturday, April 18, 2020
Join Katey Schultz and Anne-Marie Oomen for a week-long writing retreat focused on deep revision. This is a fully-immersive, facilitated writing residency that blends traditional instruction with self-guided writing time, with the end goal of revising a large portion of a full or partial manuscript. Applications are currently being accepted.
Interlochen Writers Retreat Monday, June 8 - Thursday, June 11, 2020
Join us in 2020 to celebrate the 15th year of Interlochen's Writers Retreat and spend four days writing new material in the course of your choice, attending presentations by award-winning faculty, and enjoying lakeside lunches and evening readings while making connections in the literary world.
Peter Ho Davies: Breaking Rules
Andy Mozina: Humor
Christine Maul Rice: Fiction Incubator
Holly Wren Spaulding: Troubled Times
Artistic Director: Katey Schultz
Writer-in-Residence: Anne-Marie Oomen
Writer-in-Residence: Mary Kay Zuravleff
All verified members of Michigan Writers can enroll for $450, a significant savings (which is more than an annual MW membership costs).
Mystery Writing Intensive Monday, June 22 - Thursday, June 25, 2020
Join Aaron Stander and accomplices for a four-day intensive retreat that will walk you through the genre of mystery and crime writing. Poetry Writing Intensive: Short Poems Tuesday, July 21 - Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Join poet Holly Wren Spaulding for two days of generative writing exercises, conversations about the craft, and appreciation of the art and practice of the short poem.
Michigan Writers is a vibrant community of people who appreciate the written word. As a non-profit, we seek to actively foster a vital literary community by encouraging, supporting, and connecting writers of all ages with opportunities for professional development, education, networking, and publication.