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We want to keep you informed of the wonderful developments that have taken place over the eleven years that Bear River Writers’ Conference has been in existence. Our scholarship programs have produced over 100 scholarships for deserving writers in the last few years. With the generous support of the University of Michigan Department of English and anonymous donors, the Bear River Scholarship Program has grown in size as well as substance.

We are concerned that the current economy has caused a number of our scholarship programs to decrease or to be discontinued. For this reason, we are asking our Bear River community to consider supporting deserving writers who may not be able to attend the conference without assistance.

We would so appreciate your contribution to the writers of Michigan and surrounding areas.

- Keith Taylor
  Director, Bear River Writers’ Conference