"Intensive Manuscript Class" with Wendell Mayo

Posted Dec 16th, 2015 by PRIZM  Category: Education


Where and How to publish your Creative Writing

Wendell Mayo- author and professor at BGSU. Coming January 23rd… BUT… Manuscripts due Dec 30th! Limits seats available. Sign up now, register on our website,, Fee: $50 PRIZM members or $60 Guests

Workshop Procedures:
1. Register for the workshop with PRIZM online or send ck to PRIZM with mailing.
2. Mail manuscripts of short stories or novel chapters ahead of time to PRIZM, 26155 Edinborough Cr., Perrysburg, OH 43551.
15 pages maximum (example 12 pt.Times Roman Font) typed and double spaced. Must be postmarked or emailed by Dec 30th, (Include your name, address, email and phone number)
3. A complete set of ALL manuscripts is sent to class members by instructor to read and prepare for discussion, along with guidelines for how to respond in helpful ways.
4. Wendell Mayo reads and comments in writing on each manuscript, and makes endnotes that include at least one suggestion of and editor to send the finished manuscript to.
5. A face-to-face workshop-Sat. Jan 23rd, 1-4 p.m. @ Way Public Library in Perrysburg with Wendell during which all manuscripts are discussed, one by one.

Wendell Mayo Information: Wendell Mayo has read his award-winning short stories at over seventy high schools, colleges, community centers, and book fairs internationally. He
is a seasoned writing workshop leader, and has conducted intensive workshops for over twenty arts organizations, including Gemini Ink, The Writer’s Garrett, Houston Writer’s Conference, Texas A&M University, Northwest Ohio Writer’s Forum, Ohio University, Flagler College, Vincennes University (via a Lilly Endowment), and more. He is author of four short story collections, He’s recipient of an NEA fellowship and a Fulbright to Lithuania.
Over one-hundred of his short stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies, including Yale Review, Harvard Review, Manoa, Missouri Review, Prism International, and others. He teaches on the faculty of the MFA Creative Writing Program at BGSU.

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