For Writers

The 2020 Writers Conference will be held online Thursday, November 12 through Sunday, November 15. Watch this space for updates.

Local writers rejoice!  Our 6th annual Writers Conference will kick off on Thursday night with a discussion of the power of language featuring faculty members Rudy Francisco, Randall Horton, and Megan Kaminski.  Friday and Saturday will feature lectures and workshops on everything from starting a memoir to writing query letters.  Writers at all stages can find new inspiration, work through roadblocks, and connect with other members of the community.

On Sunday, November 15, our Writers Conference has a day of programming designed just for the young writer in your life.  Explore the Idea Storm, learn how to create interesting characters, or explore the perspectives of animals!  Participants will have time to write and share.  For all interested students, with a focus on grades 4-8.

Want to submit a session proposal? Head to our submittable page and use the Author/Artist Event Request tell us about your idea.
 

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