2021 Writers' Symposium

2022 Writers’ Symposium 
Join LIFE Senior Services for the Writers' Symposium. Four celebrated writers will share their experiences in a series of events starting in March. Don't miss your chance to connect with the creative community and fuel your writing ambitions! Attend in person at Legacy Plaza, 5330 E. 31st St. in Tulsa, or watch live on LIFE's Facebook page. This event is free and open to the public.

RSVP here to reserve your spot or call LIFE Senior Services at (918) 744-6760.


Featured Writers:

Session 1: Greg Renoff, March 9, 10 a.m.
Van Halen and the American Dream*
Watch the session on LIFE's Facebook page.

Session 2: Betty Casey, April 8, 10 a.m.
KidLit: My Experiences Writing & Illustrating Children's Books*
Watch the session on LIFE's Facebook page.

Session 3: Lauren Smith, May 2, 10 a.m.
Ginnie Graham, Editorials Editor for the Tulsa World, and fan of romance, will interview Lauren for "Building a Best-selling Writing career in Romantic Literature" 
Watch the session on LIFE's Facebook page.

Session 4: Nikki Hanna, June 22, 10 a.m.
How to Find Joy and Purpose in Writing and Self-Publishing*
Reserve Your Spot Here!

*LIFE Senior Services CEO and President Eileen Bradshaw will moderate these three panelists.

Writer's Symposium Writing Contest:

Writers who are age 50 or older are invited to submit an unpublished, original manuscript. Awards include cash prices for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place entries and a year's membership to LIFE's Senior Centers. The winning manuscripts will be published as submitted in LIFE's Vintage Newsmagazine, both printed and digital versions. See more details here.

Made possible by a grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council.