Saturday, June 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806
$25 general public
$20 senior citizens and Museum Members
$15 students with ID
$15 optional boxed lunch (vegetarian and non-vegetarian available)

Register at beginning April 15.


Christopher Castellani

Christopher Castellani

The Wilmington Writers Conference: The Art of Words will use the DAM’s collection as a backdrop for a day-long conference of writing workshops, craft talks, and literary lectures. Wilmington native Christopher Castellani will give a keynote address and writers from the Delaware artist community will provide workshops and lectures in galleries and meeting spaces throughout the museum. The conference is open to all writers at all levels of experience.


Morning Sessions:

  • Writing in 3D: Creating Landscape, Place, and Setting 12 remaining.
  • Damsels Not In Distress
  • The Art of Perspective
  • Worth a Thousand Words: Making Poetry from Art 17 remaining.

Optional Lunchtime sessions:

  • Exploring Delaware’s Literary History
  • Docent-led tour of The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner

Afternoon Sessions:

  • Spoken Word Poetry
  • Novel Inspirations
  • The 90-Minute MFA in Short Fiction
  • Shattering Time: Alternate Structures for Personal Essay and Memoir
  • Picture It! Using Collage to Shape Your Story 10 remaining.




Written by Tery G

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