Thursday, December 18, 2008

Write in France this Summer with VCCA Poet Marilyn Kallet


Marilyn Kallet has been blogging on RedRoom.com about the Top 10 Reasons to attend her poetry workshop (June 12-18, 2009) at our studio center in Auvillar, France. Today, reasons 10-6. Check back on Monday for reasons 5-2, plus the Penultimate Reason.

Number 10: You can buy 2005 Bordeaux at the supermarket in Valence d'Angens for about 4 Euros. Some of these wines you will not find in the United States. They are the color of rubies in a sunset, and they taste even better than their gleam.

Number 9: The cheese dealer in the open market at Valence looks like Antonio Banderas, and he likes American women.

Number 8: The villagers are so friendly that your French will come back to you--even if you have no French.

Number 7: The sunlight on the Garonne River changes its countenance moment-by-moment.

Number 6: The cognac and Armagnac dealers in the open markets give samples.

Click here for more information and to register. You may also email Marilyn.

Photo by April Morgan

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