Deadline today for the Sandhill Writers Retreat

The first-ever Sandhill Writers Retreat will kick off with workshops headed by local faculty on fiction (Philip F. Deaver, Rollins), nonfiction (Ira Sukrungruang, USF-Tampa), and poetry (Erica Dawson, UT). Books will be signed, and published works will be read by their authors.

The day will end with a mixer and open reading by attendees. The Sandhill Writers Retreat will be held at Saint Leo University on Sat., May 4, from noon to 6:30 p.m. However, you must pre-register to attend this event by April 30. State Road 52, Saint Leo. $95 and $85 teachers/students/seniors, with free admission for active military and veterans. 352-588-8282.

Have you a pen? Have you a notebook? Is your finger itching to write a novel, enhance your blog, or conduct investigative journalism on your neighbors (not cool, by the way)?

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