April 1, 2016 noon-1:30 pm. Writing Home/Writing Place, University of Hawaii, Hilo Brown Bag lunch, Campus Center 301. With Bhanu Kapil.
April 3-9th, 2016. PELE’S FIRE. A Week-long Writing Retreat on the Big Island of Hawaii with Elena Georgiou and Bhanu Kapil. At Kalani, in Pahoa, HI. Find out more on the website: www.pelesfire.com.
May 20-22, 2016. VORTEXT, an extraordinary weekend salon at the famed Whidbey Institute, led by renowned women writers. The program, now in its fifth year, gives writers the opportunity to connect in diverse and powerful small-group workshops. Writers also enjoy dynamic keynotes and discussions about opportunities and challenges for women who write, as well as several open mics over the course of the weekend. Join Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, Dani Shapiro, Ruth Ozeki, Carole DeSanti, Victoria Redel, Hannah Tinti and Natalie Baszile to share meals, conversation and community in a stunningly beautiful setting. Registration for 2016 is now open!