OPENING EVENT - June 7th, 7-9 PM (85 remaining)

We kick off Beacon Litfest 2024 with a party. Food, drink, and entertainment. Core Improv and local writers Caroline Eisner, Terry Nelson, Marjorie Lewit, and Magda Schonfeld provide surprises. Don’t miss the fun.


MAIN PROGRAM - June 8th, 1-6 PM

Beacon Litfest is pleased to welcome these distinguished writers to our Beacon Litfest Program: Jennifer Egan - Fiction, Amitava Kumar Ph.D. - Memoir, Timothy Liu - Poetry, Tina Cane - Poetry, Jodé Millman, Esq - Fiction, Abigail Thomas - Memoir, Edwin Torres - Poetry, David Herskovits - Drama. The program will be followed by a free meet-and-greet cocktail party.


WORKSHOP 1 - June 9th, 10-12 PM

Donna Minkowitz-Memoir

Imagination Belongs in Memoir, Too! Memoir isn't "just the facts," but a work of art that can legitimately incorporate myth, storytelling, and imagining things we were not present at. Start flying! A generative workshop, with prompts.


WORKSHOP 2 - June 9th, 12-2 PM

Marissa Levien - Fiction

Building Blocks of Fiction: Using excerpts of published work, examine all parts of the narrative engine and how they come together to create a story. Hone skills with generative prompts and workshops of material.


WORKSHOP 3 - June 9th, 2-4 PM

Celia Barbour - Poetry

Poetry Live Writing: Through generative free writing and formal exercises, explore how to tap into vital source material and allow poetry to emerge and take shape on the page.

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