Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage
Award-winning writers from outside Minnesota will deliver a high quality literary experience to a rural community, increasing awareness of BSU and Bemidji as a cultural center in Minnesota. Audience members’ awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of creative writing, contemporary literature, and the literary arts will be broadened.Results of regular check-ins by the conference director and paper surveys on the final day of the workshop will offer participants the opportunity to provide feedback on the effects of the conference on the participants and their writing as well as an opportunity to provide feedback on the running of the conference, the venue, the presenters, and the overall administration of the program.
32 out of 40 respondents felt that the quality of the workshop they attended for the week was excellent, and six felt it was “good” the remaining 2 felt it was fair. In regards to questions about the quality of the Evening Reading Series, 33 out of 39 respondents felt that their quality were excellent, 5 good, and 1 thought it was fair. The Craft talks and workshops positively impacted the participants’ knowledge and awareness of creative writing. 25 responded with a 5 out of 5, 10 responded with a 4 out of 5 and six responded with a 3 out of 5.
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