June 6, 2000 Geneva, NY – Deborah Tall, a poet and professor of English at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will be the featured guest writer at the 26th Annual Feminist Women's Writing Workshops held from July 2 though 9 on the HWS campus. Tall is the author of several books, with a collection of poems called Summons to be released in the fall. (See below for registration information.)
Tall also wrote or co-edited The Poet's Notebook (1995), From Where We Stand: Recovering a Sense of Place (1996), Taking Note: From Poets' Notebooks (1991), Come Wind, Come Weather (1988), The Island of the White Cow: Memories of an Irish Island (1986), Ninth Life (1982), Eight Colors Wide (1974), and more. Additionally, she has had her poetry and prose published in more than 50 magazines.
Tall, of Ithaca, came to the Colleges in 1982. She earned the B.A. from the University of Michigan and the M.F.A. from Goddard College. She is the editor of the HWS Seneca Review, one of the nation's most respected and longest lived literary journals.
The Feminist Women's Writing Workshops offer multi-session working groups, evening readings, talks, and critiques on a wide variety of topics, along with a time for solitude and individual writing. Each year the Women's Writing workshop attracts women who have never before called themselves writers as well as those who have extensively published and every level of experience in between.
The workshop is limited to 40 women. To register for the workshop send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: FW3, PO Box 6583, Ithaca, NY 14851.
A public reading will be held by Tall on July 4 (details to be announced later).
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