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A Reading On Sex and Death

Years and years ago, I decided that the best way to keep myself writing was to hang out with other writers. So I set out to find other [..]

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Would You Like to Get Into an MFA Program?

Well, you’re not alone.  Without some practical writing experience, however, it’s pretty damn hard to get in. But one of our students–Jennifer Manley–is now participating in the UCR [..]

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More and More Success

Every time one of our students submits his or her work for publication we get goosebumps. We like to see bravery in the face of possible rejection.  Fear [..]

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Talent

Talent is what they say you have after the novel is published and favorably reviewed. Beforehand what you have is a tedious delusion, a hobby like knitting. Work [..]

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Advice to Writers from Billy Collins

Even if it keeps you up all night, wash down the walls and scrub the floor of your study before composing a syllable. Clean the place as if [..]

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We’re Super Proud

We’re super proud of our newest member, Aliina Hopkins.  She worked the hell out of a short story and submitted it to Glimmer Train’s new writers contest, and [..]

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New Digs

East Hill has some new digs.  We’ll be holding our workshops in the very charming space above The Sweet Shop in historic Collinsville. 7 River Street is going [..]

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Poetry is HERE!

East Hill Writers: Poetry Workshop with Chivas Sandage This 6-week poetry workshop offers supportive and insightful feedback, inspiring discussions, and creative explorations within community. We explore: remarkable poems [..]

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Poetry Workshop with Chivas Sandage This 6-week poetry workshop offers supportive and insightful feedback, inspiring discussions, and creative explorations within community. We explore: remarkable poems by contemporary writers from around [..]

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What a Difference Revision Makes: Before

This past semester, we had a new student join us on the Hill.  Ann Travers hadn’t written much in a few years, but she wanted to polish one [..]

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