Once again, please help to spread the word to people who would be interested and interesting to be part of Kopkind this year. Your nominations of participants is always important, never more than this year, because I have had a few hiccups along the road, including losing many, many email addresses in a hard drive meltdown. Many apologies, also, for sending this a bit late. Those interested in attending the session for journalists and activists should send a letter of intent to my email address by Saturday, June 18. The call follows.
Love and thanks,
JoAnn Wypijewski Continue reading
In 1999, Kopkind launched its 1st summer retreat, bringing younger political journalists and activists together with veterans in the field for a week-plus of political and cultural exploration, intellectual stimulation and rest, an experience of provocative ideas, delicious food, great company amid the pastoral beauty of Tree Frog Farm in Southern Vermont. Ten years later, we’re still at it: in the spirit of the great journalist Andrew Kopkind, thinking deeply, living expressively and extending the field for freedom, pleasure and imagination.
There are two sessions, one a political seminar/retreat and the other a documentary filmmakers’ workshop/retreat. Continue reading