Young Writers Workshop to be offered during Old Oak Festival

Posted on 16 April 2013 by

Please join us on April 20, during the 2013 Old Oak Festival for writing workshops in flash fiction and contemporary poetry. Workshops will be hosted by Jan Matthews, visiting assistant professor of English; Dr. Clay Matthews, assistant professor of English, and several upper-level creative writing majors.

Jan Matthews is the author of a fiction chapbook, “Hush” (Sundress Press, 2012), and a collection of poetry, “It Would be Quiet” (Prime Mincer Press, 2013). Clay Matthews is the author of three poetry collections: “Superfecta” (Ghost Road, 2009), “RUNOFF” (BlazeVox, 2010) and “Pretty, Rooster” (Cooper Dillon, 2011).

Workshops will be hosted in Tusculum College’s historic Virginia Hall. Please find a schedule of events below:

9-11 a.m. – Flash Fiction Workshop with Jan Matthews

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lunch will be provided. Take some time to tour the campus and explore the Old Oak Festival

1-3 p.m. – Contemporary Poetry Workshop with Dr. Clay Matthews


Please email Jan Matthews at with any questions.

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