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Agent Pitch Session Appointments Now Available

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Greetings writers, Scheduling has begun for the pitch sessions with literary agents Dawn Michelle Hardy and Janell Walden Agyeman. These one-on-one sessions will only be available to individuals registered for the full conference. Appointments are limited and must be scheduled in advance. The sessions will be held on Thursday, Aug. 30 and scheduling will be on a first come, first served basis. Onc... Read More »

#BWRC2012 Twitter Contest

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Tweet your way to the BWRC! Write a short tweet and win a ticket to Black Writers Reunion & Conference 2012. This summer we will again run our Twitter contest, offering even greater prizes to tweeters. Our last Twitter contest invited the most creative tweets about the conference. This year, tweet using our #BWRC2012 hashtag on either or both topics below: Why you want to attend BWRC Why you w... Read More »

"Telling Your Tale" Author Dr. Angela Benson to Lead Workshop on Writing & Publishing Your First Novel

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Dr. Angela Benson will present a workshop for beginning fiction writers at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in conjunction with the seventh Black Writers Reunion & Conference and the first Write Time Black Writers Retreat this summer. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, the workshop will... Read More »

BWRC Final Call for 2012 Workshops, Lectures & Breakfast Roundtable Proposals

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Black Writers Reunion & Conference invites you to contribute your ideas, experience, and expertise at our 7th national conference on creative, professional, and freelance writing and publishing to be held at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. BWRC is accepting proposals for sessions on the craft and business of writing to be presented on Thursday and Frid... Read More »

Apply Now for the Write Time Black Writers Retreat

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Write Time Black Writers Retreat is a 2-1/2 day program immediately following Black Writers Reunion & Conference that offers attendees the peace and quiet to work productively on your writing in the calming surroundings of a beautiful beachfront resort. This retreat is about doing the work. Whether the work consists of the mental part of figuring out where the story is going, or what’s not wor... Read More »

Black Literary Scoop to Spotlight BWRC Fam News

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Black Literary Scoop is an online newsletter/e-zine created to keep the literary community updated with the latest news from current and past Black Writers Reunion & Conference faculty, alumni, and staff. Designed to be a one-stop BWRC community news shop, we proudly showcase upcoming book releases, film options, new literary services businesses, special appearances, accomplishments, awards, h... Read More »

Winners of "Give Me Five" Writing Competition Announced

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The winners of the first “Give Me Five” Writing Competition were announced tonight during the welcome reception for the 2010 Black Writers Reunion & Conference. Third Place Prize of $50 was awarded to Cynthia Carter. Second Place Prize of $100 was awarded to Monique Mensah. And the First Place Prize of $200 was awarded to Nakia Laushaul. Congratulations to the winners, and thanks t... Read More »

African-American authors gather for BWRC Book Signing in Atlanta – June 26

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The Black Writers Reunion & Conference is proud to present the BWRC Author Expo on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at the W Perimeter Hotel (111 Perimeter Centre West, Atlanta) from 1 PM – 3 PM. This free event is open to the public and boasts a roster of some of the best names in African-American literature! Read More »

BWRC T-Shirts Now Available

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Black Writers Reunion & Conference logo t-shirts are now available for preorder. These are Hanes® 100% heavyweight 6.1-oz pre-shrunk ringspun cotton T-shirts in pebble brown. Shirts will be delivered to attendees at the conference. Orders to be shipped will be sent after the conference. We may have a limited supply of t-shirts for sale at the conference, but availability is not guaranteed. Upd... Read More »

2010 BWRC Scholarship Recipients Announced

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Black Writers Reunion & Conference is pleased to announce the recipients of the BWRC 2010 Atlanta scholarships. The 2010 BWRC scholarship recipients are: Tracey Bessard, Miami, Florida Aynoit Ashor, Chester, Virginia Ericka Simpson, Macon, Georgia The committee also selected two applicants to receive partial scholarships: Michael Harrison, Chamblee, Georgia Helena Hartsfield, Washington, DC C... Read More »

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