Past Conferences

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Highlights of Past Conferences

2002 - Yankton Area Writer's Club Writer's Workshop

Applying Life Experiences to Writing Prose and Poetry - Janice Mikesell

bulletEx Machina Books and Art

The Fiction and Non-Fiction of Self-Publishing - Kathy Grow and Lois Varvel

bulletVintage Point Press

Getting Published: Eight Ways to Get Your Foot in the Door - Jean Patrick

bulletThe author of The Girl Who Struck Out Babe Ruth

2000 - Writer's Workshop

Why Less Is More: The Problem of Focus in Writing - Kent Meyers

bulletAward-Winning Writer of Fiction and Non-Fiction

The News and Blues of News Making: The downs as well as the ups of journalism - Carole Johnston

bulletPoet, Freelance Writer, Photo Journalist

Native American Story Analysis - Jerome Kills Small

bulletNative American Story Teller and Educator

1996 - Tenth Annual Writer's Workshop

Publishing Tips, Book Update - Renee Sansom Flood

bulletAward-winning author, historian, speaker; won Rupert Brooke Award, Karl Mundt Distinguished Historical Writing Award, others; sixth book, Lost Bird of Wounded Knee nominated for Pulitzer. Topics = Publishing Tips and Update on Latest Book

Short Story Editing - Eileen Sullivan

bulletPublished features in 3 newspapers, short stories in Prairie Winds, Briar Cliff Review, Bishop's Bulletin, others; One-act play featured at American College Theatre Festival; published poems. Topics = Short Story Editing and Finding Your Voice

Poetry - Elizabeth Lewis

bulletPublished in Prairie Winds, American College Anthology, Pasque Petals, others; winner of numerous prizes for poetry. Topics = Resurgence of Traditional Poetry and Fundamentals of Writing Poetry

1995 - Ninth Annual Writer's Workshop

Poetry - Barbara Stevens

bulletEditor of Pasque Petals, Past President of SD Poetry Society, Prize-Winning Poet, Speaker at Writer's Conferences

Writing Techniques - Dana Wall

bulletEnglish Instructor, Columnist, Author of Books and Articles, Instructor of Iowa Writing Project since 1981

Research - Bernie Hunhoff

bulletFounder and Editor of South Dakota Magazine, Started Weekly Newspaper, Author of Many Articles, Co-author of Book

Children's Fiction - Marilyn Kratz

bulletAuthor of over 180 Children's Magazine Stories and Two Picture Books, Included in over 30 Anthologies, Teacher


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