December 16, 2021

We tried out our first-ever hybrid Rendezvous this week, with a few brave people turning out in person, and the rest on Zoom. Because I don’t have all the equipment I need to run this perfectly, it was something of an experiment, but those who came in person got the cookies (the delicious chocolate chip…

October 24, 2021

I attended the Connecticut Literary Festival on Saturday, and met the professor from Southern Connecticut State University who’s in charge of their MFA program.  He told me that according to Connecticut state statute, senior citizens (62 and over) can take college classes and earn a degree tuition-free.  I mention this because it’s a way to…

April 27, 2020

The list of award winners in the Connecticut Press Club’s annual contest has just been published, and I’m delighted to say that over thirty awards were won by members of the Writers’ Rendezvous. Several won in more than one category. Congratulations! Bravo! Well done! Cheers! Hooray! Way to go! Nicely done! Take a bow! Fantastic!…

November 25, 2019

Welcome to Part 2 of the Writers’ Rendezvous update. I’m enjoying the last relatively free weekend before the holidays are upon us and thinking about all the writing events and contests I can still submit to. Here’s the first: The Connecticut Press Club’s Annual Communications Contest is ready for your submissions. If you live or…

February 16, 2012

Poets & Writers, is probably best known for its magazine for, well, poets and writers. In fact it describes itself as the nation’s largest nonprofit literary organization serving poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. They have two offices, one in New York City and the other in Los Angeles. Among the many things they…