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BPC's Young Writers Conference set for Feb.
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
Zeke Addison, associate professor of art,
will conduct an art workshop on "Visual
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.