Wyoming Arts Council

"Blanket Stories" exhibit at Arts Center

An exhibit by Marie Watt, “Blanket Stories,” will be on display in the ArtSpace Main Gallery at the Jackson Hole Center for the Arts, 240 S. Glenwood, Jackson, from Friday, June 13 through Thursday Aug. 21. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Here’s a description from the JH Center for the Arts
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"Blanket Stories" exhibit at Arts Center

An exhibit by Marie Watt, “Blanket Stories,” will be on display in the ArtSpace Main Gallery at the Jackson Hole Center for the Arts, 240 S. Glenwood, Jackson, from Friday, June 13 through Thursday Aug. 21. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Here’s a description from the JH Center for the Arts
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Where do artichokes come from?

From a press release from Jennifer Heath, editor at Baksun Books: Seeking contributions to a new anthology: FOODLORE, wherein writers invent origin myths for their favorite foods. 3,000 words minimum; 5,000 words tops. So far, twenty established and emerging writers are doing foods from peanut butter to mudpies to artichokes and primordial soup to the
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Creative writing applications due June 20

Postmark deadline for the 2009 Wyoming Arts Council creative writing fellowships in fiction is June 20, 2008. This competition is open to Wyoming residents only. You have 11 days to get that manuscript in the mail to the WAC.As a reminder, here are the basic guidelines. For more details and the application, go to the
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Wyoming Writers, Inc., announces awards

Award winners were announced today at the 34th annual Wyoming Writers, Inc., conference in Casper. At the conference luncheon, results were announced for the fiction writing contest:First Place: Tom Bass, Budapest, Hungary, and Torrington, Wyo., for “Live the Legend,” an excerpt from a novel, “Pleasure and Progress.”Second Place: Tom Bass, “Raskalnikov’s American Dream,” an excerpt
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Action begins at writers conference in Casper

The 34th annual Wyoming Writers, Inc., annual conference kicked off last night in Casper with readings from each of the presenters. Masha Hamilton read an excerpt from her novel “The Camel Bookmobile,” which concerns an idealistic American librarian from Brooklyn who goes to Kenya to establish a camel library. These libraries do exist and are
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Film celebrates Wyoming’s women & girls

Film celebrates Wyoming's women & girls

Matt Flint paintings at Jackson gallery

The Lyndsay McCandless Contemporary Gallery in Jackson presents its monthly “First Friday” event on June 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Meet Lander painter Matt Flint, winner of a 2008 Wyoming Arts Council visual arts fellowship. Also joining in will be photographer Richard Speedy and his backcountry guide Santiago from the Copper Canyon region of Mexico. At 6 p.m.,
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Casper bookfest features fly-fishing panel

This press release comes from writer Tom Rea, coordinator of the 2008 Equality State Book Festival in Casper: A panel of nationally known fly-fishing writers will top the attractions of the Equality State Book Festival Sept. 18-20 in Casper. Anglers, readers, and the generally curious won’t want to miss the public conversation Saturday morning, Sept.
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