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Session & Speaker Preview: Chris Girman, Telling Sexy Stories

If your writing gets a little more sultry after HippoCamp 2017, Chris Girman may be the reason. Girman’s autobiographical writings and essays explore sex in nonfiction and his Telling Sexy Stories session at this year’s conference will help attendees develop their romantic scenes to their full potential. Chris told us what he’s anticipating about HippoCamp. HippoCampus: Without […]

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Speaker & Session Preview: Lisa Cottrell, How To Build Your Own Writing Community

If you’re looking to leave the solitary writer’s life behind, Lisa Cottrell will provide some advice at HippoCamp 2017 during her flash session: How To Build Your Own Writing Community. As both a teacher and writing advocate in her community, Lisa knows how all members of a writing group can benefit from regular meetings. She shared her […]

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Speaker & Session Preview: Athena Dixon, Writing, Editing, and Publishing Across Intersections

If you’re looking to transcend labels and kickstart your writing, editing, and publishing into new directions, then Athena Dixon‘s session is ideal for you. Titled Many Roads Traveled: Writing, Editing, and Publishing Across Intersections, Athena’s session pushes writers past their comfort zone and into new territory. She talked to us about new experiences she’s anticipating […]

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Speaker & Session Preview: Lisa Romeo, on Titles and Submission Strategy

Lisa Romeo returns this year’s HippoCamp with two sessions: I’ll Take Titles for a Thousand, Alex is a flash session focusing on grabbing the attention of readers and editors, and Submission Strategy: Beyond Wish Lists, Tiers, and Industry Buzz, which helps writers create an effective publication strategy for their work. Lisa spoke to us about […]

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HippoCamp 2017 Scholarship Winners Announced

Hippocampus Magazine congratulates Patricia Blakesslee and and Michael Fischer, recipients of HippoCamp 2017’s two full scholarships. Each will receive complimentary registration to the conference and a travel stipend — and their heartfelt and skillful essays will be considered for the Writing Life column in a future issue of Hippocampus. Selecting finalists from our pool of […]

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HippoCamp Speaker Preview: Q&A with Joanne M. Lozar Glenn

Joanne M. Lozar Glenn is a returning HippoCamp speaker, this time as a panelist on our debut author panel. Joanne co-authored Memoir Your Way. We can’t wait to learn more about the process of finding a home for this unique craft book! In the meantime, she answered a few questions for us.   HM: Literary […]

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HippoCamp Speaker Preview: Q&A with Rae Theodore

Rae Theodore attended HippoCamp 2016, and when she returns to Lancaster this year, it will be as a break-out session speaker. Along with Patty Kline-Capaldo, she’ll give the presentation, “Finding Your Tribe Or How a Writing Group Saved My Life.” Rae answered a few questions about HippoCamp! We’re excited to welcome her back. What can […]

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HippoCamp 2017 Speaker and Session Preview: Rae Pagliarulo

  We’re excited to welcome two-time attendee Rae Pagliarulo back to HippoCamp for a third year, this time as a breakout session speaker. She’ll share with attendees ways to to handle writing about addiction. We asked Rae about her upcoming session, literary citizenship, Lancaster, and more. HM: Without sharing any spoilers, what can attendees expect […]

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2017 Closing Keynote Announcement

Hippocampus Magazine is pleased to welcome Dinty W. Moore to our annual conference for creative nonfiction writers, HippoCamp. Dinty will close out the conference with a talk on publishing creative nonfiction, a topic we’re thrilled to have him address. He’s not only widely published in our favorite genre, but he’s also the founder of Brevity, […]

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