June 2017 - The International Women's Writing Guild
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June 2017 edition of Your Latest Page: News from IWWG 


Your Latest Page: 

News from The Guild

June 2017

 In this issue:

  • Still TimeOne Week!to Register for the Summer Conference
  • Save TWO Dates in October
  • We’re LOGOlicious.
  • Hot Off the Presses! Guild Members’ Latest Books
  • Follow the Flow! Monthly Writing Excercise

Your Latest Page News

Still Time to Register for the Summer Conference:

Come for a Day or a Long Weekend!

WHEN:  July 7‒14, 2017

WHERE:  Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA


  • 30 workshops in all genres (click for schedule & descriptions)
  • 3 critique groups, in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry
  • 2 book fairs (Sunday and Thursday eves)
  • 4 evenings of open readings by participants (Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
  • 6 evenings of celebration and a musical jam session in the Red Door Lounge
  • 1 community salon called “Writing for Racial Healing” (Monday eve)
  • 1 art studio (Monday eve)
  • 3 meals a day, with all kinds of choices, prepared by a chef (not you!)


  • education and advocacy for your writing
  • community with your writing sisters
  • retreat, revitalization, returning to self

See your conference-attendance options and register HERE.

Save TWO Dates in October

Saturday, October 7, 2017:  Niagara Creative Writing & Poetry Conference (formerly the Flagship City Creative Writing Writing & Poetry Conference, in Erie, PA): Hosted, for our second year, by Marisa Moks-Unger, Erie County Poet Laureate.

Saturday & Sunday, October 14 & 15, 2017:  Digital Village Open House: Take a tour of our new website and online programming!

We’re LOGOlicious.

We’ve already shared her with you, and your feedback has been wonderful. Did you notice that her face is also a thumbs-up hand?

Hot Off the Presses! Guild Members’ Latest Books

Cathy Bamji:  This Too Shall Pass: A Journey through Grief to the Other Side

Arlene S. Bice:  A Nosegay of Violets

Lisa Irish:  Grieving with a Grateful Heart

Janet Lombardi:  Bankruptcy: A Love Story 

MaryAnn Myers:  Ben Said ‒ Book Six of the Winning Odds Series

Andrea Parisi (Andrea Pakieser):  Italian Through Food: A practical guide to learning the language of la cucina italiana

Lesley Stark Tabor:  Into the Worlds ‒ Worldwalkers Book 1  and Frayed Web ‒ WorldWalkers Book 2 

E. Lynne Wright:  Florida Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival

Follow the Flow! : Our Monthly Writing Exercise

Every Your Latest Page features a linefrom a published text, the following of which―heart to mind to pen―will bearwitness to the world and, in so doing, re-create it.

From Ada Limón’s “The Conditional”:

Say tomorrow doesn’t come.

Consider generating your lines (verse) or sentences (prose) with the refrain “Say…”

(Remember to credit AdaLimón in your final draft.)

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