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Apply now for Wyoming Arts Council Blanchan/Doubleday Writing Awards

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2018 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards. Applications are accepted online via Submittable at wyomingartscouncil.submittable.com/submit. The application deadline is March 9. The Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award and the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award are made possible through the generosity of a private donor. The
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Announcing the 2018 Creative Writing Fellowship Recipients

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Creative Writing Fellowships. They each will receive a $3,000 award plus will share their work publicly through readings and workshops. Categories in 2018 include Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction, for a total of three fellowships. And the winners are: Poetry: Cara Rodriguez
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Applications Open for 2017 Blanchan and Doubleday Creative Writing Awards

The Wyoming Arts Council welcomes applications for the 2017 Blanchan and Doubleday writing awards. The Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award of $1,000, is given annually for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script which is informed by a relationship with the natural world. The Frank Nelson Doubleday Award of $1,000 is given for the
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Registration Open for Wyoming Poetry Out Loud

The Wyoming Arts Council invites interested 9th-12th grade teachers and students to take part in Poetry Out Loud (POL), the national recitation and memorization contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. Designed specifically for students in grades 9-12 attending public, private or home schools, the POL program is a
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Bearlodge Writers to Host Maine Author for Workshop

Morgan Callan Rogers, author of two internationally-acclaimed novels and several short stories, will present an all-day workshop for writers on Saturday, September 24, in Sundance, Wyoming. The workshop will be held from 9a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Crook County Courthouse. The author will also be available to the public to sign her books Friday, September 23, at
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Now Accepting Applications: 2017 Creative Writing Fellowships

The annual Creative Writing fellowships are awards of merit, based on a writer’s body of work, and honoring Wyoming’s literary artists whose work reflects serious and exceptional writing. The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2017 Creative Writing fellowships. The deadline for applications is midnight, August 22. The format of the 2017 fellowships
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Welcome to the fall line-up of literary events around the state

Temps are still in the 90s and it may still seem like summer but fall is just around the corner. As we get ready to swing into fall, it’s time to give our readers a head’s up about some new and continuing Wyoming events that feature writers and books. Michael Lanza Central Wyoming College will
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Tim O’Brien leads a writing workshop on "The Things We Carry" Oct. 5 at LCCC in Cheyenne

Want to take a free writing workshop with one of America’s best writers? Tim O’Brien, author of “The Things They Carried” and “Going After Cacciato,” will be at the Literary Connection at Laramie County Community College on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. On Friday, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., he will join two other
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Tim O'Brien leads a writing workshop on "The Things We Carry" Oct. 5 at LCCC in Cheyenne

Want to take a free writing workshop with one of America’s best writers? Tim O’Brien, author of “The Things They Carried” and “Going After Cacciato,” will be at the Literary Connection at Laramie County Community College on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6. On Friday, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., he will join two other
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More info on the Wyoming Arts Council poetry fellowships

On Monday, the Wyoming Arts Council announced the recipients of this year’s creative writing fellowships in poetry. Here is some additional information on the three winners and two honorable mentions. The three winning poets are Matt Daly and Claudia Mauro of Jackson and W. Dale Nelson of Laramie. They each will receive a $3,000 award plus a
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