Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference

Homer, Alaska, United States


Details
Jun 8 - Jun 12, 2018

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:May 2, 2018
TUITION / COST:$395 until May 2
SCHOLARSHIP:Available
See website

CONTACT: Carol Swartz
PHONE: 907-235-1656
EMAIL: kachemakbaywritersconf@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:

Anthony Doerr, keynote. Jean Anderson, Rick Barot, Richard Chiappone, Bryan Fierro, Diane Glancy, Alaska State Writer Laureate Ernestine Hayes, Jean Hegland, Erin Coughlin Hollowell, Barbara Hurd, Kevin Larimer, Nancy Lord, Peggy Shumaker, Floyd Skloot, Joe Wilkins and Sally Wofford-Girand.


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction


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.