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NAMIC Accepting Entries for Writers Workshop

(released 8/1/2008)


The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) is now accepting entries from writers of color aspiring to participate in the NAMIC Fall 2008 Writers' Workshop. Held in conjunction with the 22nd Annual NAMIC Conference, the two-day workshop will take place September 15-16, 2008 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in Manhattan.

A total of 15 writers of color will be selected to take part in the intensive educational forum, which will mark the return of workshop facilitator, Carole Kirschner. A veteran television executive and the architect of the CBS Diversity Institute Writers Mentoring Program, Kirschner led the previous installment of the workshop, which was held Spring of 2008 in Los Angeles. Designed to give participants the opportunity to hone their craft and learn the essentials of creating, packaging and selling a script, the NAMIC Fall 2008 Writers' Workshop application deadline is August 8, 2008.

The NAMIC Fall 2008 Writers' Workshop is made possible through the support of the Walter Kaitz Foundation. A detailed workshop description, application forms and eligibility requirements are available via the NAMIC website at www.namic.com or for more information, call the NAMIC headquarters at (212) 594-5985.



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