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Free workshops with Burt Award winning author Joanne C. HillHouse

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CODE’s Burt Award for Caribbean Literature and Burt Award winning author Joanne C. Hillhouse will host two free workshops in Antigua and Barbuda – one for teens and one for writers interested in writing young adult fiction.

Free Two-day workshop for writers interested in writing teen and young adult literature
Where: The Heritage Hotel, Heritage Quay, St. John’s, Antigua
When: November 22-23, 2014.
Please note: The workshop on Saturday will run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm (Snacks provided). On Sunday the workshop will run from 9:30am to 4:00pm (Lunch provided).

Interested writers are asked to please send your name, address and phone number, along with a one-page sample of your writing to burtaward@codecan.org by Nov. 11, 2014 to register.

Space is limited, so please register soon!

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Free half-day workshop for teen writers aged 12-18
Where: The Heritage Hotel, Heritage Quay, St. John’s, Antigua
When: 9:30am to 1:00pm on November 22, 2014 (Lunch will be provided)

If you, one of your students or a youth you know are interested in participating, they should send their name, address, phone number, and school name along with a one-page sample of their writing to burtaward@codecan.org by Nov. 11, 2014 to register.

Space is limited, so please register soon!

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These workshops are part of a series of workshops and author events organized by CODE — a Canadian NGO which has been
advancing literacy and learning around the world for 55 years — as part of the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature. You can learn more about CODE and the Burt Award here: http://www.codecan.org/burt-award-caribbean/about-the-award

Joanne C. Hillhouse is the founder of the Wadadli Youth Pen Prize and author of books like The Boy from Willow Bend, Dancing Nude in the Moonlight, Oh Gad! And the forthcoming Musical Youth, which placed second in the 2014 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature. Please check out her blog here: https://jhohadli.wordpress.com/2014/11/03/musical-youth-preview-reading-code-workshops-its-happening/

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