The Carnegie Writers 6th Annual Conference
$35 Early Bird Registration: July 5 to Sept 5, 2020
$50 Regular Registration: Sept 6 to Nov 14, 2020
Strategies and Tactics for Multidisciplinary Writing: This year's conference will focus on variety topics related to planning, researching, drafting, revising, and more.
Keynote Presentation: "Zines: An Introduction to Multidisciplinary Writing"
Keynote Speaker: Christopher Smith is a lecturer for the Writing & Linguistics department at Georgia Southern University's Statesboro campus. He has a broad range of interests, which have been reflected in the courses he's taught, including Zines and Zine Culture, Samurai Jack and film genre, and all manner of technical writing courses. At GSU, Chris is a co-director of fledge: a journal of exceptional first-year writing and the First-Year Writing Awards. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Quarter Press, which publishes illustrated zines and booklength projects with fantastical elements. One day, he hopes to teach a course on writing for video games and / or how to write / design small business' social media. His fiction has appeared in Pindeldyboz, Pear Noir!, and most recently in Psyched Zine. When not teaching or writing, he enjoys designing tarot cards and enamel pins, walking through cemetaries with his wife and children, and eating at the wide variety of restaurants that Savannah, GA has to offer.
The Carnegie Writers is a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage adults, adolescents, and children by providing positive and productive support in writing and literacy education based on personal goals. The vision is to advance education, encourage collaboration, promote creativity and provide resources for writing and literacy. For more information, visit http://www.carnegiewriters.org or call 1-800-794-8115.