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BPC announces Tenth Annual Young Writers Conference

MOUNT VERNON— The Arts & Letters Division of Brewton-Parker College is excited to announce that the Tenth Annual Young Writers Conference will be held this year on February 25, 2011.  For years this conference has been the ideal event in which high school students and faculty gather to participate in guided workshops and discussions about writing with professionals.  In honor of our tenth year with the conference, we have a special announcement to make.  This year we will be able to offer Brewton-Parker academic scholarships to our top competitors in each workshop.

For friends who have been with us in previous years, we look forward to welcoming you back. For those of you who are new to our annual event, we hope that you will join us as we provide an opportunity for students to compete and learn in the workshops.  Students also enjoy meeting other young people who have creative interests, as well as taking advantage of the chance to meet professional writers and college professors who are specialists in writing.

Of special note this year, we welcome Sian Jones, who will discuss editing strategies in writing and publishing.

The Young Writers Conference opens with arrival and registration starting at 8:00.  This year the conference fee will be $25, which includes a box lunch and a Young Writers tee shirt. Conference activities officially begin at 9:00 with an address given by the conference speaker.  Workshops will run between 10:00 and 12:00, followed by lunch in our student center.  After lunch we will make awards, and students will be dismissed by 2:30 to allow for plenty of travel time.

To register and for any further information, contact Dr. Thom Brucie, our Director of Creative Writing, at or 912-583-3104 or Dr. Ruth Ellen Porter at or 912-583-3101.

Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in South Georgia.

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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
Updated on: January 5, 2011 3:09 PM