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Why Attend BWRC

Top 10 Reasons to Attend BWRC

Why Attend BWRC

by Anita Clay 10. Attend an event organized professionally and efficiently by cool black women. 9. Check into a good hotel at a reasonable rate for an affordable conference that even makes provision for scholarships. 8. Meet smart, good-looking women of every age from all over the country (even Australia) who smile when they see you because they feel the bond. 7. Laugh, learn and even cry with men... Read More »

Marc Lacy on BWRC [Video]

Why Attend BWRC

[FB 1291956292313] A few words from Marc Lacy, BWRC speaker and an extraordinarily gifted spoken word artist, poet, author, and CEO of AVO Publishing, at the Black Writers Reunion & Conference from Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, June 18, 2009. Read More »

Mack and Sara: The Value of BWRC

Why Attend BWRC

A Note from 10-Year BWRC Veterans, Self-Publishing Gurus Mack Smith & Sara Freeman Smith — “In our experience, aspiring authors can make simple but costly mistakes if they don’t have the right information. The BWRC brings all the best professional resources together in one place for the writer. All the facilitators will be assessable, knowledgeable and eager to assist writer... Read More »

Dr. Anita Heiss on BWRC [Video]

Why Attend BWRC

[FB 1284649749654] Dr. Anita Heiss, one of Australia’s most prolific and well-known authors of Indigenous literature and two-time BWRC workshop presenter, sends greetings from BWRC Vegas 2009. Read More »

ReShonda Tate Billingsley on BWRC [Video]

Why Attend BWRC

[FB 1260919556414] ReShonda Tate Billingsley, 10-year BWRC veteran, journalist, executive producer, bestselling and award-winning author of 18 books, shares how the Black Writers Reunion & Conference helped her get started. Read More »

Vincent Alexandria on BWRC [Video]

Why Attend BWRC

[FB 1260405023551] Vincent Alexandria, 10-year BWRC veteran, author, producer, director, screenwriter, poet, and founder of the Brother 2 Brother Literary Symposium, speaks on Black Writers Reunion & Conference from Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, June 18, 2009. Read More »

How BWRC Helped Tracie Christian

Why Attend BWRC

In June 2008, I attended the Black Writer’s Reunion & Conference in Tampa, Florida. Paying for the entire conference and participating in the 50-Author Showcase was a career-defining experience for me. The various workshops offered for aspiring, new and even seasoned authors brought with each presentation a wealth of valuable information that not all writers’ conferences offer. I learne... Read More »

Penn Experiences BWRC '08

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Outside, the sky was covered with an unfriendly darkness; its companions clamoring of kettle drums and pellets of cold water hitting the windows. It might have been that way outside, but inside the Sheraton Hotel was hot with hundreds of creative minds churning out new stories. I was appreciative to be able to spend one-on-one time with Jewell Parker Rhodes reviewing and discussing my untitled ro... Read More »

Jarvis Reports on the First Day of the 2008 BWRC

Why Attend BWRC

by Lauren Brown Jarvis Black Writers Reunion & Conference has changed my life. At present there is no information out about next year’s conference which is scheduled to be held in Las Vegas, however, I plan to be super-involved. I went to the conference after finding out about it from my longtime friend Detra Hicks. Her friend Tia Ross was the event coordinator, and it was more than I co... Read More »

Brunson-Sarrabo: BWRC Helps Authors Take Flight

Why Attend BWRC

This is a great event to see Black writers, and soon-to-be writers, getting together to commence and relate to whatever struggles and adversities that may fall their way. It is so important to have a forum like this to really test our flight in bringing the goal at hand to reality. Taking that trip, and being open to an uplifting and educating experience, is the first step in removing that shell a... Read More »

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