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Tallgrass Writing Workshop

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020 - Saturday, April 18, 2020


Pioneer Bluffs
695 KS HWY 177
Matfield Green, KS 66862-9759

Wes Jackson, founder and president emeritus of The Land Institute, will be a keynote speaker at the 2020 Tallgrass Writing Workshop, April 17 — 18. Jackson, a leader in the international movement for sustainable agriculture, will present “Stories with Digressions” at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 18. at historic Pioneer Bluffs in the heart of the Flint Hills.

Early registration is $95 and includes lunch on Friday and Saturday and the barbeque dinner on Friday evening. Registration increases to $125 after April 1, 2020. Register and learn more here.

The Tallgrass Writing Workshop, now in its 35th year, is Kansas’ oldest university sponsored writing workshop. Serving writers, photographers and place enthusiasts throughout the Great Plains, the workshop is offered through the Center for Great Plains Studies with support from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on the Emporia State University campus. Participants work closely with faculty mentors to produce work that is relevant, timely, and informed and the workshop is open to writers of all levels.

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