Summer Workshops & Events, College & Beyond

Bemidji State University offers a variety of continuing education and recreational programs for adults.  Below is a current listing of the 2017 offerings.

 

Bike Bemidji: Loop the Lake FestivalBike Bemidji logo_blue

June 17, 2017

Check-in and same day registration at The Sanford Center west parking lot with rolling start between 7:30-10:00 am.  All skill levels can enjoy this bike ride around Lake Bemidji!
It is not a race but rather a festive event. Safety is a high priority.  Wearing a helmet is strongly recommended. MN Nice Ride will have free helmets available during the rolling start.  Reflective bike stickers will also be available while supplies last.  All participants who register by May 31, 2017, will receive the early bird rate and a t-shirt as a memento.  For more information visit www.bikebemidji.com.

Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference

June 19-25, 2017

Since 2003, writers from all over the United States have gathered in an intimate lakeside setting with award-winning authors and teachers to practice the arts of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.  Please join us from for an exciting opportunity to create, collaborate, and commune in the great northwoods. This year’s workshop faculty members are Elizabeth Bradfield (Poetry), Janice Harrington (Poetry), Ravi Howard (Fiction), Ernestine Hayes (Creative Nonfiction), and Ander Monson (Creative Nonfiction).

And the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and acclaimed memoirist Tracy K. Smith will be our Distinguished Visiting Writer. 

Conference Workshop includes: intimate classroom atmosphere with visiting faculty, daily craft talks, editor’s talk, evening reading series, publishing seminar, all afternoon events, five conference meals.  28 CEUs available.

Auditor’s Option includes: daily craft talks, editor’s talk, evening reading series, publishing seminar, all afternoon events, five conference meals.

For more information visit:www.northwoodswriters.org

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