Summer 2013 Course Descriptions
598.002: Arts Administration Internship: Taos Summer Writers’ Conference
Sharon Oard Warner
The Taos Summer Writers’ Conference, in its fifteenth year, is one of the largest and most respected events for writers in the nation. Named one of the Top Ten writers' conferences in the United States by USA Today, the Taos Summer Writers’ Conference is an annual, weeklong gathering that draws writers from all over the country to the inspirational setting of Taos, New Mexico. Known for its inclusive, nurturing community, the Taos Conference offers numerous weeklong and weekend workshops in fiction, poetry, nonfiction and screenwriting
The dates for this year’s Conference are July 14-21. Enrolled interns (no more than 10 total) will assist with final preparations in the month of June—writing press releases, preparing registration materials, and organizing the reading series. On site, interns will be assist the director and assistant director, and they will participate in a workshop. In return for their service, interns will receive lodging, most food, and registration in a workshop of their choice. To learn more about the Conference, visit the website, www.unm.edu/~taosconf.