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BPC's Young Writers Conference set for Feb. 25

The Brewton-Parker College Division of Arts and Letters will be having its fifth annual Young Writers Conference on Friday, Feb. 25, on the Brewton-Parker campus, announced Dr. Ruth Ellen Porter, division chair.

Participating area high school students will begin their day with a welcome session at 9:30 a.m. in the Gilder Recital Hall of the Miller Music Building.

Beginning at 10 a.m., students will participate in one of six workshops, in which the work they complete may be submitted for competition.

Workshops are under the direction of Arts and Letters faculty.

Dr. Vicki Hill, assistant professor of English and director of Brewton-Parker's Writing Center, will lead a writing workshop titled, "Figures, Images, Memories: Bringing Experience to Life through Metaphor."

Dr. Harry Bayne, associate professor of English, will direct a writing workshop on "Stimulating Poetry."

Mark Stokes, adjunct professor of communications, will conduct a drama workshop, "From Page to Stage."

Dr. William Denni, director of the Learning Assistance Program at Brewton-Parker, directs a writing session on "Ways to Begin a Story."

William Teem, associate professor of English, leads a writing workshop, "Written in Stone."

Zeke Addison, associate professor of art, will conduct an art workshop on "Visual Interconnectivity."

Guest readers will be making presentations in Gilder Recital Hall beginning at 1 p.m., with award presentations completing the day's activities beginning about 1:30 p.m.

Inquiries concerning the Young Writers Conference may be directed to Porter at (912) 583-3101.


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