The Daily Express

Owens Celebrates Black History Month with Writers Teleconference

  Owens Community College will host a teleconference Wednesday, February 2 on "Becoming a Best Seller: Opportunities and Obstacles for Black Writers in the New Millennium".

  The teleconference will be from 1-3 p.m. in the Audio/Visual Classroom Center. It is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is not required.

  Featured panelists in the teleconference include Terry McMillan, E. Lynn Harris, Bebe Moore Campbell, Nathan McCall, Cheryl Woodruff and Carol Randolph. They will cover topics such as: Will the new millennium present opportunities or obstacles for black writers? How competitive is the publishing world becoming as new business standards are set into place? And, just how tough is it to earn a living as a writer?

  This event is part of Owens' celebration of Black History Month. It is sponsored by the Human Resources Department and the Arts & Science Division.

  For more information, call (567) 661-7292 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7292.



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