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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HippoCamp Speaker Preview: A Q&A with Marshall Warfield

We’re excited to welcome Marshall Warfield back to HippoCamp! This year, Marshall will expand his 2016 breakout session, “Worries of the Essayist, Tools of a Poet” into a three-hour per-conference workshop, which he is co-teaching with Randon Billings Noble. We asked Marshall a few questions about his workshop and his return to Lancaster. (Read his […]

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HippoCamp Speaker Preview: Q&A with Randon Billings Noble

  Randon Billings Noble is a returning HippoCamp speaker. Last year, she gave a highly-rated session called “essaying the book review.” This year, along with Marshall Warfield, she’s leading a pre-conference workshop, “Worries of the Poet, Tools of the Essayist: Crafting the Lyric Essay.” We’re thrilled to welcome her back to Lancaster. Here’s a peek […]

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HippoCamp Speaker & Session Preview: A Q & A with Allison K Williams

Allison K Williams is returning to HippoCamp, her third consecutive year as a speaker and workshop leader. We’re thrilled she’s once again giving her self-editing preconference workshop (which sold out last year) and also a craft session on how using social media can make you a better writer. Allison took some time to give us […]

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HippoCamp Conference Speaker Preview: Jamie Brickhouse

The crowd roared with laughter during Jamie Brickhouse’s reading at HippoCamp 2016; he shared a selection from his debut book, Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex and My Mother. Jamie returns to Lancaster this year as a breakout session speaker. If you’ve read his memoir, you’ll know that he recalls his childhood in […]

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