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CUTTHROAT ONLINE/SKYPE WRITING MENTOR PROGRAM
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Editor, Pam Uschuk will teach at magnificent Ghost Ranch (where Georgia O'Keefe painted) in Northern New Mexico the first three weeks of January 2018. WRITING THE SACRED IS A intensive three week hands-on mixed genre writing course in memoir, lyric prose & poetry includes field trips to Okey O'Wingeh Pueblo, Santa Clara Pueblo, Albuquerque Museum of Art, a hike in Bandolier National Monument, Taos, Santa Fe and Chimayo. Source material are works by Indigenous and Latino writers, N. Scott Momaday, Leslie Marmon Silko, Joy Harjo, Natalie Diaz, Sherwin Bitsui, Layli Longsoldier, Rudolfo Anaya, Demetria Martinez, Luis Alberto Urrea and others. This is a stellar program. Housing and meals and transportation from and to the Albuquerque airport are provided. If you've wanted time to write as well as writing prompts, feedback and guidance, sign up. Last year students gave this course rave reviews. Many of Pam's students have published books from the work they've written in her classes. Here is the link:
We are delighted to announce our collaboration with Black Earth Institute on the publication of a major anthology of contemporary Chicanx writers. We want to celebrate the great body of Chicanx poetry and prose across our country. We want writing about all things Chicanx. Submissions may be made on our Submissions page. We welcome writing by established as well as by emerging writers and DACA writers. Deadline for submission has been extended to January 15, 2019.
Editors: Luis Alberto Urrea, Pam Uschuk, Matt Mendez, Beth Alvarado, William Pitt Root, Carmen Calatayud, Carmen Tafolla, Octavio Quintanilla, Theresa Acevedo and Edward Vidaurre!
Congratulations to the winners of our 2018 writing contests! Meredith Stricker, Joy Harjo Poetry Prize,
Julia Mary Gibson, Barry Lopez Nonfiction Prize
John Tait, Rick DeMarinis Short Story Prize!
Click on Winners for details.