Midwest Writing Center's David R. Collins' Writers' Conference

Davenport, Iowa, United States

Jun 27 - Jun 29, 2013


TUITION / COST:Approximately $225 full conference
SCHOLARSHIP:None Available

CONTACT: Ryan Collins
PHONE: 563-324-1410
EMAIL: mwc@midwestwritingcenter.org
WEBSITE: http://www.midwestwritingcenter.org/

Come to the Mississippi River for your writing inspiration as have so many other authors. The David R. Collins Writers’ Conference is your destination for writing improvement in a variety of genres, publishing tips, time with multi-published authors, one on one critiques and pitches, readings, book sales, networking, making new writing friends, and Midwest hospitality. Conference is held at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. There are three days of workshops, presentations, readings, and book fair.

This conference is in its eighth year on the campus of St. Ambrose University. Lodging is available in the dorms. Each workshop is 4.5 hours over three days. We will be offering poetry, fiction, freelancing, non-fiction, creative reading, sci-fi/fantasy, and literary collage. We also have open readings, pitch sessions to literary agent, Gordon Warnock, critiques, an author luncheon, and for a book fair on Saturday.


Featured Writers Include:

Erin M. Bertram, Christiana Langenberg, Felicia Schneiderhan, Carmen Macahdo, Matthew Guenette, Amy Hassinger


Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction


St. Ambrose University
518 W. Locust
Iowa, United States

Midwest Writing Center

Fostering appreciation of the written word, supporting and educating its creators is the mission of the Midwest Wriitng Center. MWC helps writers of all ages,talents and interests develop their craft, find audiences and establish a writing community where they can learn and grow in a supportive environment. Through public readings, workshops, critiques groups, contests, publications and partnerships, the Center enriches the community with its emphasis on literary arts and education. In relation to humanities, the MWC encourages and supports writers to create and document the stories of their imagination and life which will in turn crate a record of their human experience.