After months conducting research, interviews, and focus groups, Mc Afee and his agency spent weeks with Cásares reviewing hundreds of potential names.
They finally hit upon “the New Writers School,” connoting a place for young writers to come together and learn.
Thanks to all the wonderful readers, performers, venues, and sponsors that made this season's reading series a possibility.
It is your support and the support of our Bat City Community that allows us to help share such wonderful talent with the rest of the world.
Students may also apply for Professional Development Funds to attend writing conferences or residencies, to fund research travel, or to use as a summer stipend while writing on a project.
15): Admission rate: “We receive close to 1000 applications annually for twelve seats in our program .
“My principle as an administrator,” she says, “is if someone has a great idea and is enthusiastic about it and thinks we can make it work, I’ll give it a try.” Not that there was a budget for it.
So Cásares called in a favor from an old GSD&M colleague.
Please check our social media accounts for any future reading dates and make sure to find us at AWP (2018) where we will be pairing up with a number of other journals for what is sure to be an amazing night of prose, poetry, cocktails, and conversation. Currently they are the Young Professional String Quartet in Residence at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2016, the band received First Prize in the Savvy Musician in ACTION Chamber Competition" The amazing band Invoke Sound!
Currently they are the Young Professional String Quartet in Residence at the University of Texas at Austin.