229 E. Litchfield Rd., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: (860)567-3163.
Re-scheduled from November 2007.
The workshop will focus on Ms. Prose's non-fiction work, Reading Like a Writer. She will guide participants in a "close reading" of selected short stories. Open to avid readers, teachers, students, and writers: all those who love reading or want to improve their writing skills. On Friday evening, Ms. Prose will read from her work. Reception and book signing will follow.
Francine Prose is a distinguished critic and essayist and author of 14 books of fiction.
Program co-sponsored by the Litchfield County Writers Project through a grant made to the Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut by the Connecticut Humanities Council.
Friday 6 pm (dinner) through Saturday 2 pm
Fee: $135 (shared room), $155 (private), $170 (private with bath), $105 (commuter), $40 Friday evening only (includes dinner), $95 Saturday only.