Creative Writing Workshop

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Author Susan Power is one of the presenters and also teaches at Hamline University in St. Paul.


St. Cloud State will offer a two-credit graduate or undergraduate creative writing workshop during summer intersession from 10:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. June 1-4.

Creative Writing Director Bill Meissner, winner of the Midwest Book Award for fiction for his novel "Spirits in the Grass," will facilitate the event. The workshop consists of best-selling novelists’ and poets’ presentations, daily writing exercises, discussion, and writing skills development. This S/U non-graded course requires no prerequisites and is suitable for beginning and advanced level students.

Presenters include Minnesota Voices Award winner, Margaret Hasse; author of the non-fiction memoirs "Wasted" and "Madness," Marya Hornbacher; author of "The Grass Dancer," Susan Power; and author of "Welcome To My Planet (Where English is Sometimes Spoken)," Shannon Olson.

Questions regarding registration can be directed to the St. Cloud State Registration Helpline at (320) 308-3936 or at

St. Cloud State’s creative writing program offers a minor and a major emphasis in creative writing, with beginning and advanced courses in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, play/screen writing and editing.

For more information contact the Department of English at (320) 308-3061.

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