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Write something at the Iowa Summer Writing Festival

From June 8 through July 25, 2008, the University of Iowa’s twenty-second annual Summer Writing Festival is a short term, noncredit writing program for adults. The Festival offers 130 workshops across the genres, including novel, short fiction, poetry, essay, memoir, humor, travel, play writing, writing for children, and more. All levels.

There are no requirements beyond the desire to write. Open to writers 21 and over.

Week-long workshops: $500-$525. Weekend workshops: $250. Housing is available in local hotels and B & B’s.

For a complete catalog, contact: Iowa Summer Writing Festival, The University of Iowa, C215 Seashore Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1402; phone (319) 335-4160; fax (319) 335-4743; email iswfestival@uiowa.edu. Go to http://www.uiowa.edu/, hold the cursor on Arts, then click on The Writing Program, and then on the Summer Writing Festival for much more information. The 2008 program catalog and webpage will be available in mid-February.

Ask about the Iowa Young Writers’ Studio for high school students, or visit the webpage at www.uiowa.edu/youngwriters.

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