MaryAnne Golon, director of photography at the Washington Post, and Alan Berner, staff photographer with the Seattle Times, talk with an MPW.66 participant.
The county seat of Perry County, Perryville, Mo. has a population of about 8,000 and traces its history back to 1821 when Missouri became the 24th state. It's about 80 miles south of St. Louis and 10 miles west of the Mississippi River. Our headquarters will be in the Colonnade Room of the American Legion–just a couple blocks from the courthouse square. Town officials and the local newspaper publisher are excited about hosting MPW. There are plenty of motel rooms and there are bound to be many interesting stories.
We hope you will be able to join us as a participant this year–you know you’ve been meaning to do this workshop! It’s challenging, yes, and absolutely rewarding.
This year we also have a new electronic application process that should make it more convenient and less expensive to apply.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact one of us–we look forward to hearing from you.
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