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Seven Days Reviews “Best of 2014”

Seven Days has given The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2014 a favorable review. Margot Harrison, who has written about the BWW before, has mentioned several of the folks published in this new collection. For example, of Hillary Read’s … Continue reading

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Opening Day

Our new space is officially open! A team of volunteers will keep the lights on/doors unlocked at the Burlington Writers Workshop from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, with Friday hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For the … Continue reading

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Hotel Vermont and the BWW Begin Joint Publishing Project

Think about the last time you stayed at a hotel. Did you bring a book? If you did, was it written by a local author? Writers and avid readers rarely go anywhere without something to read. For me, arriving at … Continue reading

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BWW Book Recommendations

It’s a workshop tradition:  we take turns introducing ourselves and answer one question. Last night’s question was: “What book would you recommend?” Here’s what the members in attendance last night recommended. Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter by Peter Manseau Lolita … Continue reading

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Meet the Editors

Here are the editors of The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2014. Martin Bock will select the essays. Martin’s been a member of the workshop since 2011 and has attended more workshops than any other member (88—former record holder … Continue reading

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The BWW on Vermont Public Radio

Last week, VPR’s All Things Considered host Neal Charnoff stopped me as I was finishing up some work in one of VPR’s recording studios. “VPR is probably the only news organization that hasn’t covered the Burlington Writers Workshop,” he said, … Continue reading

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A Workshop for Songwriters

Songwriters need feedback, too, so we’re organizing a workshop to give it to ’em. Gregory Rosewell will host our first ever songwriting workshop on Thursday, November 21 at 6:30. It’s your time to rock out and hear some BWW-eque responses … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Digital Storytelling

And so the digital storytelling learning experience continues. On Tuesday evening, Helen Labun Jordan from StoryhackVT brought her digital storytelling insights to the Burlington Writers Workshop. Some of the attendees had participated in StoryhackVT, while the majority of folks were … Continue reading

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Anthology 2014: Your Chance to Design the Cover

The Burlington Writers Workshop thrives on collaboration. That’s why we’re opening up to the public the chance to design the cover of The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2014. Whether you’re a graphic designer by trade or an amateur … Continue reading

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Publishing Your Work: How, When, Why?

How do you know when your work is ready for publication? And, if it’s ready, how do you go about publishing it? When is the right time for you? And perhaps most importantly, with a continually shrinking pool of potential … Continue reading

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