Eckerd College Writers' Conference: Writers in Paradise

St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

Jan 18 - Jan 25, 2014


General Scholarship funds in $100 increments will be available and will be determined based on need and merit. Full scholarships available. See website for details.

CONTACT: Christine Koryta
PHONE: 727-864-7994 or 727-667-6944

The Tenth Annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise, will on the shores of Boca Ciega Bay at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, January 18-25, 2014.

This is your chance to participate in a week-long, intensive workshop in which your work will be critiqued by fellow students and our award-winning faculty.

Additional conference events include: roundtable session with workshop faculty, student readings, evening readings by our faculty, evening receptions, craft luncheons hosted by low-residency MFA programs, panels on editing and publishing, how to find an agent, beginnings, and more.

Special Housing at the Magnuson Hotel: $70.00 (per night based on single occupancy).

This room rate includes all applicable taxes. It does not include a meal plan. There will be a complimentary shuttle provided by the College which will run between the hotel and College at designated times per the conference schedule of events. If you are traveling to the conference with another accepted participant, you may arrange to split the cost of the room fee. All reservations will be handled through the conference coordinator. Limited Availability – Apply Early.


Featured Writers Include:

Andre Dubus III, Ann Hood, Laura Lippman, Danielle Trussoni, Laura Williams McCaffrey, Les Standiford, Stewart O'Nan, Sterling Watson, Attica Locke, Dennis Lehane, Jon Chopan, Peter Meinke, Lisa Gallagher, Johnny Temple, Diane Les Becquets and more...


Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting, Children's literature


Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg
Florida, United States

Eckerd College Writers in Paradise