Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference

Homer, Alaska, United States


Details
Jun 13 - Jun 17, 2014

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:May 2, 2014
TUITION / COST:$375 until May 2 d
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
See website

CONTACT: Carol Swartz
PHONE: 907-235-1656
EMAIL: iyconf@uaa.alaska.edu
WEBSITE: http://writersconference.homer.alaska.edu

Annual conference in scenic Homer, Alaska, where "The Land Meets The Sea". Features novelists, essayists, poets, agent,editors. Offers creative writing workshops, readings, open mic, panel discussions, consultations and time for writing. Optional post-conference workshop at wilderness lodge. For all levels.

Annual conference to strengthen a sense of community among writers and provide writers, students, teachers and literary enthusiasts with opportunities to learn, reflect and improve the craft of writing. Award-winning contemporary writers of nonfiction, fiction and poetry conduct workshops, individual consultations, manuscript reviews, readings, craft talks and panel presentations. Includes literary agent and editor presenters. See website at http://writersconference.homer.alaska.edu. The conference is held in Homer, Alaska at the shore's edge with a panoramic view of snow-capped mountains across beautiful Kachemak Bay.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Alice Sebold, Ben Percy, Scott Russell Sander, Kwame Dawes, Nan y Lord, Richard Chiappone, Peggy Shumaker, Eva Saulitis, Lee Martin, Marjorie Sandor, Sherry Simpson, Tom Kizzia, Heidi Bell, Erin Coughlin Hollowell, Holly Hughes, dg nanouk Okpik, Tracy Daughtery, Debby Dahl Edwardson


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Children's literature


Location

533 E. Pioneer Ave
Lands End Resort
Homer
Alaska, United States
99603



Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference

Sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College- University of Alaska Anchorage.