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2018 New Mexico Press Women Conference

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“Telling Truths Boldly: Harnessing the Narrative Drive”

April 27-28, 2018

The Lodge at Santa Fe

The Lodge at Santa Fe
$89 group rate before taxes – cutoff for special rate is March 28, 2018
750 N. Saint Francis Drive, Santa Fe NM 87501

To reserve a room, call 505-992-5858 and ask for the “Northern Chapter of NM Press Women” special rate (or group code B03417). Or reserve your room online at the group rate.

PROGRAM

Friday, April 27
3:30 – 5:00 pm   NMPW Board Meeting
5:00 – 7:00 pm   Join us at the Lodge’s Hilltop Bar & Grille for no host Happy Hour with a pasta or taco bar
7:00 – 8:00 pm   “Writing Secrets from a Best Selling Author”–Sherri Burr interviews author Hampton Sides (Blood & Thunder and other bestsellers)

Saturday, April 28
Breakfast on your own
8:30 am   Welcome by NMPW President Loretta Hall
8:35 – 9:35 am   Morning Keynote: Sara Solovitch, editor of Searchlight New Mexico
9:45 – 10:45 am   “Creating Narratives”
* Inez Russell Gomez of the Santa Fe New Mexican will moderate
* DACA Dreamer Cindy Nava, who writes for the Huffington Post
* Playwright Karen Jones Meadows whose play about Harriet Tubman has been performed throughout the country
10:55 – 11:55 am   “Revisioning a Local Story for a National Market”
12:00 – 1:30 pm   Zia Book Award Lunch
1:45 – 2:30 pm   NMPW Annual Meeting
2:45 – 4:15 pm   “Telling your Truth: Memoir Writing” Workshop with Lauren Camp
5:00 – 6:00 pm   Reception and Silent Auction
6:00 – 9:00 pm   Awards Banquet with Keynote Speaker Caroline Fraser, author of Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Conference Registration Fees
**Full conference, NMPW member (all events  Friday and Saturday): $125.
**Full conference, Nonmember (all events & meals Friday and Saturday): $160.
NMPW membership (optional, allows registration at member rate): $15.00
Friday evening interview only: $10.00
Writing Workshop only: $25.00
Zia Award Lunch only: $40.00
Awards Banquet only: $75.00

Register Online Here
or
Download Conference Registration Form and mail it in

Final registration deadline is April 12, 2018

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Written by Larry S. Bonura

22 February 2018 at 03:28

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