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URI IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE ITS EIGHTH ANNUAL
OCEAN STATE SUMMER WRITING CONFERENCE
JUNE 19-21, 2014

New this year! More Master Classes than ever before; features on Young Adult Literature and Graphic Arts; Book discussions with faculty experts; One-on-one consultations with editors!

2014 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Percival Everett
Novelist
USC
Alison Bechdel
Graphic Memoirist
Best-Selling Author
Charles Bernstein
Poet
UPenn

Additional Master Classes from:

Ayad Akhtar
Dramatist
2013 Pulitzer Prize Winner
Stephen Burt
Poet
Harvard
Amity Gaige
Novelist
2014 Folio Prize Finalist


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

Close to charming historic Newport.

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, nonfiction, poetry, playwriting, and screenwriting
to suit their needs.

DISCOVER THE OCEAN STATE REVIEW
VOLUME 3


Creative Writing at URI

Testimonials

"This annual conference
is a gift to the community."


"I loved the networking opportunities which will be a source of continued inspiration through others, the dedication and wisdom of staff, workshop and craft session teachers, and keynote speakers."

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Past Conferences

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