Authors at Large co-founders Robin Hemley and Xu Xi will offer two workshops during the 2017 APWT conference in Bali for the special conference price of only US$110.  Each workshop runs between 2.5 to 3 hours and participants must submit a manuscript of no more than 1,500 words in the genre they wish to take.  Fiction will be led by Xu Xi and nonfiction led by Robin Hemley. Only registered attendees at the conference are eligible for this workshop. To register for the conference please do so at this link.

Participants are accepted to these workshops on the basis of manuscript submission only and each workshop is capped at no more than 15 participants.  Excerpts of your writing will be read by the group for discussions of writing craft.  There will be short generative writing exercises during the session to help you improve and hone your work.

TO APPLY please email (put APWT workshop in subject line) a single WORD doc attachment (or RTF - no pdf’s please) of no more than 1,500 words of either fiction or nonfiction to aalauthors@gmail.com by no later than Friday September 8 (DEADLINE extended to MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18).  Make sure your name & email contact are on the manuscript and please indicate the genre.  You may submit either a single piece, an excerpt of a longer work or a combination of shorter work.  If you wish to be considered for both workshops, please send two manuscripts, one in each genre, of no more than 1,500 words for each.  Former and current Authors at Large clients or former MFA students of either Robin or Xu need not submit applications and may register directly at this link; your manuscript must be submitted by no later than Friday September 8.

The workshops will be scheduled during the APWT conference at a time TBA.

Questions?  Email aalauthors@gmail.com

The APWT 2017 conference will be held in Singaraja, Bali, hosted by Ganesha University of Education (Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha) from 22 - 24 October. To read more about APWT please visit this link.

The APWT 2017 conference will be held in Singaraja, Bali, hosted by Ganesha University of Education (Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha) from 22 - 24 October. To read more about APWT please visit this link.

Bali water Temple: Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

Bali water Temple: Pura Ulun Danu Bratan