Maui Writers’ Conf. gets McCourts, Dunne

Howard, Canfield to attend biggest of kind

WALEA, Hawaii — The eighth annual Maui Writers Conference Sept. 1-4, the largest of its kind in the world, this year features Frank McCourt, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Angela’s Ashes”; his younger brother, Malachy (“A Monk Swimming”); and Dominick Dunne along with 120 presenters and more than 90 workshops, seminars and events in an array of genres from fiction to travel writing to screenwriting.

Last year’s four-day conference at the Grand Walea Hotel attracted about 1,400 attendees.

Also attending this year will be director Ron Howard, whose upcoming “Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is set for 2000 release; Jack Canfield, of “Chicken Soup for the Soul” fame; and dozens of publishing movers and shakers.

Besides workshops, there also are screenwriting and prose competitions and professional consultations with more than 50 literary agents and 25 editors from New York, Los Angeles and New York.

A six-day Maui Writers Retreat precedes the conference. Cost of the four-day conference is $695. For information: http://www.mauiwriters.com or 888-WRITERS3 (888-974-8373).

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