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Faith Sullivan

Fiction Writing Mentorship with Faith Sullivan

August 29 - September 2, 2016

Faith will provide one-to-one and group mentorship to advanced writers of fiction with a focus on the individual writer’s needs of the moment. Students will have ample time to work on the project of thei...

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Faith Sullivan

The Vocabulary of Art: Artist Talks & Demonstrations: A


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Beth Dooley

Sweet and Savory Honey-Inspired Dinner with a Chef

Beth Dooley will journey through the many ways to include honey in mouthwatering sweet and savory dishes. A wine pairing will accompany each course in this alimentary exploration....

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Rest in Peace, Max Ritvo

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Chris Santiago wins 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry

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Milkweed at #AWP16

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