Writer’s Conferences in May

MC900435237Women’s Literary Festival
The mission of the Women’s Literary Festival Santa Barbara is to present the work of contemporary female authors from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences at a yearly conference. The Festival celebrates diversity, literacy and social justice.
Date: May 3
Location: Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA

Malice Domestic 27
Established in 1989, Malice Domestic is an annual Fan Convention in metropolitan Washington, D.C. area that salutes the traditional mystery, books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie.  Malice Domestic Ltd., a nonprofit corporation (501)(C)(3) with tax-exempt status, was incorporated in 1992 and is governed by an all-volunteer board of directors. The logo and name are trademarked.
Date: May 1-3  Register before 12/31/14 o get the lowest rate and to secure your Agatha Nomination Ballot
Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Oklahoma Writers’ Federation Inc Conference
OWFI is two days jam packed with presentation by authors, editors, and publishers. On top of that we also like to squeeze in as many extras as possible.
Date: May 1-3
Location: Oklahoma City

Rosemary Beach Spring Writers’ Conference
The Spring Writers’ Conference will bring together a talented group of authors and professors to lead and inspire those engaged in the craft of writing. Conference includes general sessions, writing exercises, craft classes and evening receptions. Presenters and participants will read excerpts from their published works followed by group discussion, literary dialogue, and book signings.
Date: May 11-14
Location: Rosemary Beach Town Hall, Rosemary, FL

Tallahassee Writers Conference & Book Festival
Tallahassee’s stellar event for writers and booklovers held every year. Keynote Speaker: Nancy Springer ~ Kick-Off Speaker: Jon Jefferson ~ Distinguished faculty: Lynne Silver, Shari Stauch and Kelly L. Stone. ~ Manuscript Critiques by Editor Heather Whitaker ~ Pitch Appointments and Critiques by Literary Agent Roz Foster, The Dijkstra Agency
Date: May 16-17
Location: Four Points Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown

Colorado Christian Writers Conference
Welcome from CCWC’s Director, Marlene Bagnull, Litt.D. Her 18th year directing, will again feature a faculty of 60 professional authors, editors, agents, and publicists. Choose from 20 Wednesday early bird workshops, 8 continuing sessions, plus 42 workshops or 4 hands-on clinics! ALSO – 4 (yes, FOUR) one-on-one 15-minute appointments with the faculty of your choice for those who attend the entire conference. BONUS fifth appointment for the first 75 registrants.
Date: May 14-17
Location: YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park


 

 

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