Networking Party
Friday, September 19
6-8 p.m.


  • When: Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21
  • Contacts:
    Gail Bulfin, Sun-Sentinel Training & Reader Editor

    Kathy Bushouse, Sun-Sentinel Staff Writer

  • Hotline:
    (954) 356-4580
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  • Speakers
  • Schedule


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    The Hyatt Regency
    Pier Sixty-Six The Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six

    2301 SE 17th St. Causeway
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

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    Saturday & Sunday, September 20 - 21
    Hyatt Pier 66, Fort Lauderdale

    A weekend of learning and celebrating the craft of writing.

    Bid on a chance to lunch with the finest
    Roy Peter Clark, writing coach with The Poynter Institute, and Pulitzer Prize winner Jacqui Banaszynski are offering to share their lunch hour on Sunday, September 21. Talk shop, bring your manuscript or just enjoy the company of two of the biggest names in journalism.
    Current bids:    
    Roy Peter Clark: $60           
    Jacqui Banaszynski: $75

    Online bidding has ended, but NWW participants will have the opportunity to continue the silent auction during the forum on Saturday, September 20.

    Still haven't registered? It's not too late!
    Online registration has closed, but you can still register for the conference at the Writers' Workshop networking party Friday night at the Hyatt Regency or Saturday and Sunday at the door.

    The 2008 National Writers' Workshop makes a stop in Fort Lauderdale at the end of September bringing writing experts from around the country together for a two-day seminar.

    It's a low-cost weekend with top writers, editors and coaches who donate their time and energy to help you improve your reporting, writing and editing skills.

    The program begins Saturday, September 20 at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six hotel in Fort Lauderdale.

    Important Refund Information
    We're sorry, but refunds cannot be issued after Sept. 1.

    National Writers’ Workshop features Career Fair for College students and recent graduates

    College students and recent graduates who register for NWW also are eligible to take part in a career fair. It will take place on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Editors from some of Florida's major news organizations will take part, including the Associated Press, Miami Herald, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers and the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Students who register for NWW can sign up for the career fair by contacting Kathy Pellegrino at kpellegrino@sun-sentinel.com. Sign-up sheets also will be available during NWW at the registration desk. Those seeking interviews should come prepared with a resume and 8-10 work samples.

    Sponsored by:

    The Poynter Institute