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Events Thu May 06 2010

Calling All Writers

DePaul University, along with the Chicago Public Library, is hosting a Summer Writing Conference July 16-18 at DePaul's Loop Campus. This year's conference will feature: craft classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as classes on playwriting and writing for children and teenagers; panel topics such as "Why Writers Should Blog" and "What Publishers Want", and keynote speaker Michele Rubin, literary agent with Writers House in NYC. It's pre-registration only and registration is limited! So check out each day's schedule and register for one day o' writing-related fun ($110) or for the whole conference ($260) here.

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