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Panelists and presenters for the event include Sandra Beasley, Nick Bilton, Lauren Cerand, Sarah
Courteau, Hattie Fletcher, Carolyn Forche, Peter Ginna, Lee Gutkind, Pagan Kennedy, Jeff Kleinman,
Richard Nash, Jay Ogilvy, Jack Sallay, Dan Sarewitz, and Tom Shroder.
8:00–9:00 A.M. 3:15–4:00 P.M.
RegistRation tRUth and ConseQUenCes:
Changing the RUles of WRiting
9:00–10:30 A.M. Courteau, Fletcher, Forche, Kleinman, Shroder
What WRiteRs need to KnoW to today
to PRePaRe themselves foR tomoRRoW maKing Big stoRies fit in small sPaCes:
WRite shoRteR, fasteR,
and With moRe meaning
10:45 A.M.–12:15 P.M. Bilton, Cerand, Ginna, Kennedy
Lee Gutkind will join Ogilvy and Sarewitz for discussion
Sunday, March 21 and debate and then open up the program to a panel
of writers and editors for questions and discussion the fUtURe of the long essay
Noon–2:00 P.M. Beasley, Cerand, Courteau, Nash, Sallay
Beasley, Fletcher, Forche, Shroder
CReating a WRiteR: Why sPeCialize?
Join The Writer’s Center’s sta , workshop 12:15–1:30 P.M. Cerand, Kennedy, Kleinman
leaders, and members in this rst ever 5:00–7:00 P.M.
pre-birthday reading celebration. 1:30–2:00 P.M. CReative nonfiCtion laUnCh PaRty
niCK Bilton: i live in the fUtURe This event is FREE and open to the public.
and heRe’s hoW it WoRKs
fRom video-BooKs to soCial PUBlishing:
the fUtURe of Reading and WRiting
Bilton, Ginna, Kennedy, Nash, Sallay
The Writer’s Center’s 33rd NONFICTION
Birthday Celebration magazine
Featuring Pagan Kennedy and Carolyn Forché
relaunch Saturday, March 20, 2010
5:00–7:00 p.m. at The Writer’s Center
Join Creative Non ction as it unveils its new look.
Sunday, March 21, 2010 | 2:00 P.M. | Tickets: $20
THE WRITER’S CENTER
MAIN LEVEL LOWER LEVEL
Reception Anton Chekhov
Jane Fox Tennessee
Reading Room Williams
Walt Whitman Upton Sinclair
Zora Neale Charlotte Brontë
Lefcowitz Robert Frost
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS PLACES TO EAT
hoW do i get to Can i BUy a Panelist’s BooK Persimmon (Upscale American)
the WRiteR’s CenteR? at the WRiteR’s CenteR? 7003 Wisconsin Avenue 7140 Wisconsin Avenue
The Writer’s Center is located at Unfortunately, we are not selling
4508 Walsh Street in Bethesda, panelists’ books today. Pollo of Bethesda (Peruvian)
Don Saveur India (Indian)
Maryland, five blocks south of
7009 Wisconsin Avenue 6831 Wisconsin Avenue
the Bethesda Metro stop. Walsh Can i taKe Photos
Street is located on the east side dURing the ConfeRenCe?
of Wisconsin Avenue. The phone Yes Stromboli (Italian)
number for The Writer’s Center is 7023 Wisconsin Avenue 7155 Wisconsin Avenue
What if i have otheR
QUestions that aRe Moby Dick (Middle Eastern)
WheRe do i PaRK?
not ansWeRed heRe? 7027 Wisconsin Avenue 7200 47th Street
Metered parking is across the street
If you have questions, please ask
from our building. The meters are
any of The Writer’s Center’s staff.
free on weekends. Golden City (Chinese)
Staff members can be identified by
the following badge: 7026 Wisconsin Avenue 6831 Wisconsin Avenue
WheRe is yoUR
WheRe aRe the RestRooms?
Restrooms are located on both the To the Bethesda Metro stop
main and lower levels of The Writer’s
do yoU have BETHESDA AVENUE
There is a vending machine for
beverages located on the lower level
just to the left of the steps.
Coffee, tea, and bottled water can
also be purchased at the reception EET
WALSH S TR
area on the main level.
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD 20815
The Writer’s Center
is sponsored in part by
The Writer’s Center gratefully acknowledges assistance received from the
Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington’s Business Volunteers for the Arts Program.