Boats on the Charles River“Shall We Write for Free or Shall We Write for Pay? Writers Face the Digital Age” – a conference on issues of vital concern to writers in every genre – is coming to the campus of Northeastern University in Boston, on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17. Organized by the Boston chapter of the National Writers Union, conference online registration is now open.

National Writers Union LogoFeatured speakers include “Media Nation” blogger Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University; Zach Seward of the Nieman Journalism Lab; and Rob Watson of the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Tickets for the full weekend (including lunch, Sat.) are $50; $30 students/low-income. $10 discount for members of the NWU and co-sponsoring organizations (PEN New England, Grub Street, Open Media Boston, Organizers’ Collaborative, & John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute at Northeastern University).

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