From Carla Caglioti, the Associate Director of the Southampton Writers Conference:

I just wanted to let you we've got a really fun line up of workshops & events here in Southampton this summer. Our keynote speaker is Richard Ford and other luminaries will be milling about, plus we offer writing workshops with the following:

-Poetry with Billy Collins, Thomas Lux or Julie Sheehan
-Memoir/Creative nonfiction with Frank McCourt, Matthew Klam or Roger Rosenblatt
-Fiction/Novel with Melissa Bank, Ursula Hegi or Meg Wolitzer
-Playwriting with Marsha Norman, Emily Mann or Surprise Faculty (I can't tell you yet, but it's big)
-Writing for Children and Young Adults with Cindy Kane, Emma Walton Hamilton, Mitchell Kriegman, or Tor Seidler
-Illustration with Gahan Wilson
-Screenwriting with Andrew Bienen, Christina Lazaridi, Stephen Molton, Susan B. Landau, Peter Riegert, Frank Iglesias, Ken Friedman, Paula Brancato, or Carol Dysinger

If you or someone you know might benefit from studying with one of these amazing teachers, to say nothing of hitting the beach, direct them to our website & remind them to apply early. We have financial aid, but it tends to run out. You can download an application from on the website.