Diana Norma Szokolyai will be a featured author at the 2014 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Seattle. She will be signing her book, Parallel Sparrows(Finishing Line Press) on Friday February 28 from 10:00-11:30am at the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop table (BB29) in the AWP Bookfair. Diana Norma Szokolyai’s writing has also been published in Lyre Lyre, the front page of The Boston Globe, Dr. Hurley’s Snake Oil Cure, Teachers as Writers, Polarity, Up the Staircase, Belltower & the Beach, Human Rights News, and Area Zinc Art Magazine, among others.
Rita Banerjee will be a featured author at the 2014 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Seattle. She will be signing her book, Cracklers at Night (Finishing Line Press) on Friday February 28 from 10:00-11:30am at the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop table (BB29) in the AWP Bookfair. Rita Banerjee’s writing has been published in Poets for Living Waters, The New Renaissance, The Fiction Project, Jaggery: A DesiLit Arts and Literature Journal, Catamaran, The Crab Creek Review, Amethyst Arsenic, The Dudley Review, Objet d’Art, Vox Populi,Dr. Hurley’s Snake-Oil Cure, and Chrysanthemum among other journals. Her first collection of poems, Cracklers at Night, was published by Finishing Line Press received First Honorable Mention for Best Poetry Book of 2011-2012 at the Los Angeles Book Festival.
The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop is delighted to be a part of Northwest Institute of Literary Arts’ scavenger hunt on Friday Feb 28 at #AWP14 Get your scavenger hunt at NILA’s booth 907 and visit the CWW at Table BB29!
Revival of the Literary Salon with the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Panel AWP 2013 Conference 9 am, Hynes Convention Center Room 202, Boston
How do writers create viable writing communities outside of the MFA paradigm? We will explore how the revival of salon culture has created new spaces for literary communities and debates. Having opened its Brooklyn studio in 2011, the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop holds writing workshops, literary cabarets, residencies, and retreats abroad. Panelists will discuss how new local and international literary salons help create viable communities of artists and push the conversation of cutting edge art.
On March 3, 2012, the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop hosted an off-site reading at AWP in Chicago, IL. The AWP Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Reading included writers Rita Banerjee, Pattabi Seshadri, Jessica Piazza, Brandon Krieg, Rebecca Lindenberg, Marc McKee, Tara Skurtu, Derek JG Williams, Colleen O’Brien, and Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein.