Creative Writing

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  • Photo by Mike Dooley Photography

    Photo by Mike Dooley Photography

2017 Ocean State Writing Conference

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

masha-gessen

MASHA GESSEN
Journalist, Author, Translator and Activist

FEATURED WRITERS AND WORKSHOP LEADERS

MAJOR JACKSON Award- winning poet

MAJOR JACKSON
Award-winning poet

KENNY FRIES Memoirist, Fulbright Scholar

KENNY FRIES
Memoirist, Fulbright Scholar

JENNIFER HAIGH New York Times Bestselling Novelist

JENNIFER HAIGH
New York Times Bestselling Novelist

 


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Located within distance of the Atlantic Ocean, in Kingston, Rhode Island.

By day, absorb the wisdom and insights of some of today’s finest writers. By night, explore the area’s colonial history, natural landscapes and seascapes, or the art galleries, museums and world-class dining in Narragansett, Newport, and Providence. Writers of all levels will find master classes, craft sessions, workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and screenwriting to suit their needs.

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