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Why Attend the Squire Summer Writing Residency?

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Bo Bowden at 2014 Squire Summer Writing Residency

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Squire Summer Writing Residency runs July 23-26 at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Registration is happening right now, and there are plenty of good reasons to join us Down East this summer, including our three amazing workshop offerings:

There will also be faculty readings, open mics for conference participants, and evening programs. Need more reasons to attend? Don’t take our word for it.

“The 2014 Squire Summer Writing Residency offered three days to focus on writing alongside some amazing talent. Fellow participants shared their work and offered both encouragement and suggestion for my own. In addition to fifteen hours of workshop, highlights included Randall Kenan’s faculty reading and Shelby Stephenson’s dinner conversation, poetry reading, and banjo playing. It was a wonderful event!”
—Terri Anastasi, Raleigh, author of Fending

“The 2014 Squire Summer Writing Residency in Raleigh was great! The fiction workshop with Randall Kenan was fresh and enlightening. In three and half days, we shared the equivalent of a week of class time. The camaraderie built was unique to this NCWN event—for me, it’s where the ‘network’ came to life! A fun way to build new friendships among writers in the Tar Heel State.”
—Bo Bowden, Richmond, VA

All registrations for the NCWN 2015 Squire Summer Writing Residency must be received and paid in full by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, July 8.