Hurston Wright Weekend Workshops

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Date(s) - 03/03//2014 - 04/18//2014
All Day

Hill Center


The Hurston Wright Foundation sponsors two workshops, August 2-3, open to writers of African descent.  “Fiction: Writing from the Heart and Soul” is led by Bernice McFadden, and “Poetry: Crank-Shaped Poems” is led by Thomas Sayers Ellis.  Classes held at The Hill Center in DC; discounted hotel rates available at Capital Hill Hotel.  Classes meet 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, lunch included.  $20 application fee: submit up to 25 pages of fiction or 5 poems of no more than 10 pages total.  Applicants should provide a brief (no more than one page single-spaced) biography discussing their writing life and any publications of their work; note any other writing workshops attended, and if you are an alum of a previous Hurston Wright workshop.  Application deadline: April 18; notifications sent by May 1.  Apply online.