Monday, March 05, 2007

Writing Workshop

The Writing Life
Presented by Creative Beginnings
Faith Vicinanza and Joan Gleckler

Saturday, May 5, 2007
9:30am to 4pm

Mercy Center Retreat and Conference Center
Madison, CT

$60 tuition includes lunch, coffee and tea throughout the day, along with continental breakfast and snacks


Priming the Writing Pump: Writing Exercises

Writing Dialogue: Say What?

Writing Time on Your Own

Lunch break


The Art of Revising Your Work

So You Want to be in Print

Share/What’s Next/Farewells

To register:
Make your $60 check payable to Creative Beginnings and mail to

Creative Beginnings
P. O. Box 4101
Bristol, CT 06011-4101

Please include your name, address, phone number, email address, and dietary restrictions with your registration.

Your $60 tuition includes a non-refundable $25 deposit.

Seating is limited – sign up today!

Faith Vicinanza has been teaching poetry and creative writing for more than a decade, including as part of the partnership Creative Beginnings with Joan Gleckler. She has been a visiting artist for Poetry Live, BOCES (New York), The Greater Hartford Arts Council, and The CT Commission on the Arts. She has been the director of Hanover Press for 11 years and was the recipient of The CT Commission on the Arts’ 2003 Advocacy for the Arts Award. Her latest collection of poetry, Faith Vicinanza’s Greatest hits 1994 – 2004, was published by Pudding House Press in 2005. Her poems have most recently appeared in The Paterson Literary Review, The Connecticut River Review, Shijin: Book 1, and Rogues Scholar. She is at work on her next collection of poems.

Joan Gleckler writes fiction and screenplays. Her first novel, Driving Lessons, was published in 2005 and she’s currently at work on her second novel, Wish List. Her short stories have appeared in I Love My Job!, The Underwood Review, and Lighthouse . She has been teaching writing with Faith Vicinanza, as Creative Beginnings, for over four years. An avid videographer, she has produced several short films and enjoys creating “tribute” videos for her loved ones. She grew up in South Texas where she wrote bad high-school poetry and moved to Connecticut in 1986.


Connecticut Man 1 said...

I'll have to send this link to my wife. She loves writing. Though, she is more interested in childrens books and teen novels than poetry or more adult oriented material. :)

Faith Vicinanza said...

Andy, thanks so much for posting this. For anyone interested, the writing life day long workshop is for all writing genres. Thanks so much for your support of our program. Faith and Joan.