ETSU to present Buffalo Mountain Writers Workshop


East Tennessee State University’s Office of Professional Development will present the Buffalo Mountain Writers Workshop on three consecutive Fridays and Saturdays, Aug. 10-11, Aug. 17-18 and Aug. 24-25. The sessions meet on Fridays from 6-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There is a fee of $59 for the event.

The workshop is designed as an innovative experience covering all writing genres and is open to authors from beginners to experienced writers.

The workshop features Elizabeth Hunter, a freelance writer living in the Bandana community of Bakersville, N.C. A graduate of Radcliffe College and ETSU, she is an award-winning columnist, writer and contributing editor for Blue Ridge Country magazine. Hunter and photographer J. Scott Graham have collaborated on a guidebook and two coffee-table books about the Blue Ridge Parkway.

In addition, Hunter has taught nature writing and journaling at the John C. Campbell Folk School and the Penland School of Crafts. She has also been a volunteer writing instructor at a medium-security prison for the past five years.

Visit www.etsu.edu/professionaldevelopment and click “featured programs” for more information, or call (800) 222-3878.

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