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Megan Mayhew Bergman Comes to Burlington!

Megan Mayhew Bergman, author of Birds of a Lesser Paradise and the forthcoming novel Almost Famous Women, will read from her work and sign books at Hotel Vermont on Wednesday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. Her short stories have appeared … Continue reading

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Podcast: Phoenix Books in Burlington Hosts the Burlington Writers Workshop

Phoenix Books in Burlington served as our gracious host on Thursday, May 1 for a reading by the editors of The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2014. Martin Bock, Paul Hobday, Amanda Vella and I read from our own … Continue reading

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Opportunities and Announcements: Week of April 21, 2014

The people have spoken, and with 67% of the vote, Mud Season Review will be the name of the literary journal produced by members of the Burlington Writers Workshop. If you’re interested in serving on the staff of the journal, … Continue reading

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An Evening With David Budbill

Vermont writer and poet David Budbill will join us at Hotel Vermont on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. for a reading and Q&A about his work, the writing process, the publishing industry, and anything else that’s on your … Continue reading

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Publishing Your Work: Debrief and Podcast

Last Saturday’s panel discussion on publishing was a huge success. Authors Jon Clinch and Jan Elizabeth Watson, agent and publisher Dede Cummings, and editor Jessica Swift Eldridge gave fantastic advice to writers. “I’ve attended others like this through my MFA … Continue reading

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Seven Days: “The BWW Has Ballooned, and Published”

Seven Days has published a wonderful article about what The Burlington Writers Workshop has been doing. On the night of the interview, reporter Margot Harrison had originally planned to leave before 8 o’clock, but ended up staying beyond that time. … Continue reading

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Chekhov’s Six Short Story Principles

I’ve been working on short stories lately, and every time I sit down to revise one, I’m reminded of how difficult they are. In my MFA workshops, my short stories were shot so full of holes that revising them seemed … Continue reading

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For July, It’s 99 Cents!

The whole point of publishing The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2013 is to launch BWW stories, essays, and poems into the world. To that end, I’ve made it even more accessible by lowering the price of the Amazon … Continue reading

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Martin Bock Made Me Cry

Martin Bock made me cry. Here’s how it happened: The Burlington Writers Workshop took our Best of anthology on tour last week with a stop at the Joslin Memorial Library in Waitsfield. This was thanks to workshop member Al Uris, … Continue reading

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