RIA is at 2024 Red Clay Writers Conference

Red Clay Writers Conference is the annual conference of Georgia Writers Association. Red Clay has been hosted since 2009 to encourage and inspire writers through literary events that focus on the art and craft of writing.

Annie Dillard says, “When you write, you lay out a line of words. The line of words is a miner’s pick, a woodcarver’s gouge, a surgeon’s probe. You wield it, and it digs a path you follow.” Craft means an activity involving a skill in making things by hand. Writing, like any other handmade craft, is a skill that takes time, dedication, and training to develop.

In a potter’s hands, clay has infinite purpose. It could be a coffee mug, cookie jar, platter. It is the potter’s imagination, skill, and dedication that gives their finished piece a purpose. Red clay is a part of Georgia’s identity, much like writing is a part of yours. The Red Clay Writers Conference seeks to spark imagination, develop skills, and encourage perseverance in writers.

Event date: 

Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 10:00am

Event address: 

Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Rd NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144