lakewood4Lakeside Writers Weekend

A Writing Workshop with Dr. Judy Wilson, Professor of Creative Writing at Southwest Minnesota State University and Published Author

Friday, October 18th, 2013: 7 pm welcome reception for participants
Saturday, October 19th: 9 am – 4 pm registration and workshop
Sunday, October 20th: 9 am – 2 pm workshop

Lakewood Supper Club, 1073 Lakeshore Drive, Ortonville, MN

judy-wilson-books-and-stories-and-written-worksDr. Judy Wilson is the founder and editor of The Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought. The workshop will cover the basics of literary art in the form of the short story. Dr. Wilson will share her expertise as a writer, teacher and editor. Join us and be inspired to begin or complete your writing. This workshop applies to all levels of writing experience. General admission is $65 and includes refreshments and lunch on Saturday and Sunday.

Register online: writers weekend registration and pay here.  Questions?call Maureen Stores at 320-265-6121 or email
“This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council (SMAHC) with funds appropriated by the State Legislature and/or by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.”

For out of town participants, we have arranged the following possible housing:
Econo-Lodge has 6 rooms set aside for our group and their phone number is  320-839-2414

Rental House next to the Lakewood Lodge—4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and the cost is $600 for the weekend.  Check  for the info on the site of the workshop and more information and pictures of the house for weekend rental.  It could be a great chance for 4-6 friends to get together and rent it and then split the $600 bill.

Our local Chamber of Commerce could also be of assistance in this area and their phone number is 320-839-3284.


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