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Spring 2014 Events Schedule

For complete schedules:
Spring 2014 Visiting Writers Series and Spring 2014 Classic Film Series

Writers News:

Peter Matthiessen
Writer and Environmentalist, dies at 86
NEW YORK (AP) - Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who spurned a life of leisure and embarked on extraordinary physical and spiritual quests while producing such acclaimed books as "The Snow Leopard" and "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," died Saturday. He was 86.

Peter Matthiessen, New York State Author, 1995-1997
Peter Matthiessen, The Book Show transcript

28th Annual New York State Summer Writers Institute
to be held at Skidmore College, June 30 – July 25, 2014.
Skidmore informational brochure
Application information


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Science Library, SL 320, University at Albany, NY 12222
Phone 518-442-5620, Fax 518-442-5621, email writers@albany.edu


ABOUT THE INSTITUTE:
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PROGRAMS: Visiting Writers Series | Classic Film Series | Community Writers Workshop | NYS Summer Writers Institute | NYS Summer Young Writers Institute | Authors Theatre | NYS Author & Poet Awards
PUBLICATIONS: Kevin's Film Notes | Writers Online | Young Voices: Summer Young Writers Anthology


Julia Glass

Spring Visiting Writer
April 3, 2014

"That any writer that tells you that they enjoy writing is a big fat liar. What we like is having written. . . " (4:54)

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