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HWG co-sponsored workshop with MFAH and GCFW: Sex, Gender, Desire: Exploring Queer Identity Through Poetry and Art. Presented by Scott Wiggerman. March 15th, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm at MFAH, $50 MFAH members, $55 non-MFAH members. See below for details and registration. Signup at http://goo.gl/jkaLdc.
HWG co-sponsored workshop with GCFW: Pitching to Agents and Editors, March 29th, 9-4. Members $45, nonmembers $55.
HWG Annual Agents & Editors Conference, April 11-13th, 2014. Commitments: Nikki Loftin for Keynote, Editor, Professor, Agent Pooja Menon, Agent Jennifer Udden, Agent Eddie Schneider, Agent Dawn Dowdle, Agent Jessica Kirkland, Acquiring Editor Stella Riley, Author Joy Preble, Professional Editors Meghan Pinson and Megan LaFollett.
May 17 Meeting: TBA
HWG goes on break in June and July.
August 15 Release of Tides of Possibilities Anthology: Tentative, TBA
August 23 Workshop: TBA
Fall Contest Submissions (poetry, short stories, and indie genre MS) due September 1 to houstonwritersguild at hotmail dot com. Details coming soon.
September 13 Meeting: TBA
Fantasy Anthology Submissions due September 15 to kjrussell.write at gmail dot com. Details coming soon.
October 11 Meeting: TBA
Fall Conference November 8: TBA
Holiday Party December 6: Tentative, TBA
December 13 “Free to Renewing Members” Workshop: TBA