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Welcome to SR12!CHARLOTTE – Registration closes at 5:00 pm EST today for the 2012 Squire Summer Writing Residency, July 19–22 at Queens University of Charlotte. And with only fifty slots open for registrants, only a few remain.

The Squire Summer Writing Residency offers an intensive course in a chosen genre, with ten hour-and-a-half sessions over the four days of the program. Registrants work in-depth on their own writing, while also studying the principles of the genre with their instructor. Workshops include Creative Nonfiction with Pat MacEnulty, Poetry with Morri Creech, or Fiction with Robert Inman.

Having trouble choosing which workshop to register for? Check out these insightful posts, written by our instructors, about their chosen genre:

 

In addition to the workshops, the 2012 Squire Summer Writing Residency will feature a panel discussion on publishing and bookselling, a “Writingest State” trivia contest, and readings by faculty and registrants. Attendees take meals together, and are encouraged—but not required—to stay in guest rooms that will be set aside for this conference.

“The Squire Summer Writing Residency has become one of our most beloved programs,” NCWN executive director Ed Southern said. “It’s the most effective at forming close bonds between writers from across the state.”

The Squire Summer Writing Residency is named in honor of the late Chick and Elizabeth Daniels Squire, whose support made the residency possible.

Find more information—and register—at www.ncwriters.org, or by calling 336-293-8844.

 
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