Presenters for 2013
Matthew Dickerson is the Director of the New England Young Writers Conference at Bread Loaf and has been teaching creative writing there (and elsewhere) for over twenty years. He is the author of nine books, including published works of fiction, biography, and literary analysis. He has also written for numerous magazines, newspapers, and journals. He has four new works of fiction (one historical novel plus a three-volume fantasy novel) due out between now and early 2016. Although the official release date of his new historical novel, "The Rood and the Torc", will not be until early 2014, a limited number of early print copies will be available in the summer of 2013. He will discuss his process for writing historical fiction, as well as share his experiences getting his books published.
Abigail Carroll is author of the forthcoming Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal (Basic Books, September 2013). She has published prose in the New York Times, Winterthur Portfolio, and Food, Culture and Society, and her poems have appeared in a variety of print and online literary magazines, including The Midwest Quarterly, Dappled Things, and Clapboard House. She holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from Boston University where she has taught writing and American food history.
Eric Taylor is the author of Using Folktales (Cambridge University Press, 2000; Korean translation 2007) and the editor of Some Fruits of Solitude (Herald Press, 2003). He has over 20 years experience as a technical writer, and he has taught editing at a local college. He is particularly interested in children's fiction and has various works in progress: picture stories, middle-grade fantasy, historical fiction, and more.
Register before May 15, 2013 and enjoy the full conference for only $225.
This price includes all conference sessions, meals and 2 nights lodging.
Register between May 15 to July 17, 2013 and pay $250.
Day Participants: Pay only $175 before May 15, 2013.
This price includes conference sessions and lunch Saturday and Sunday. Dinner available for additional fee, advanced reservation required.
Fees from May 1 to June 15, 2012 are $200. Fees from June 16 to July 15, 2012 are $225.
Saturday Only $100
Includes Saturday conference sessions, lunch and dinner.
Family members: Those who would like to bring their families along for a Vermont vacation are welcome to do so. Rates for adults (ages 13 and up) is $100 per person and includes lodging, Friday night dinner, Saturday breakfast and dinner and Sunday breakfast. Additional meals may be purchased. Want to come early or stay later to explore Vermont together? Additional nights start at $75 per room, no meals provided. There are many area attractions for your whole family to enjoy.