Special Program / The 2016 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference (Archived Landing Page)

2016 Conference Registration

Registration Options

3-Day Pass 

Friday, May 27 – Sunday, May 29 

Entire Weekend

Don't miss a thing! Attend all three days of the conference to explore new ideas and get excited and motivated about the world of nonfiction writing and publishing. 

Three-day attendees also get early access to register for our limited number of one-on-one sessions with literary agents and/or publishing consultants. 

Online Registration is closed, please register at the door.

$445 (if enrolled by April 25th)
$515 (after April 25th)

Daily Options 

Friday, May 27th 

9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

A day of classes focused on the art and craft of writing. All participants choose one large-group class and one small group Master Class, limited to 15 people or fewer. More information on class topics is available here. 


$175 (if enrolled by April 25th)
$235 (after April 25th)

Saturday, May 28th 

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Presentations and panel discussions on the revision process, including sessions on revision for both essays and books, a Q&A with literary magazine editors, and tips for overcoming writer's block and moving ahead with your project. 


$175 (if enrolled by April 25th)
$235 (after April 25th)

Sunday, May 29th

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Get the inside scoop from editors and agents on the world of publishing today. Other sessions will include information on self-publishing and writing magazine pitches, plus a special seminar on writing a nonfiction book proposal. 


$175 (if enrolled by April 25th) 
$235 (after April 25th)

Looking to get more out of the conference?

Sign-up for a one-on-one session with an agent or publishing consultant

During the conference we're offering a limited number of 15- and 30-minute manuscript consultations with literary agents and publishing consultants.

These appointments may be used to discuss your book idea, review your book proposal and/or query letter, or for a general chat about the industry with an insider. Please note that appointment slots are limited and that once they have sold out, no more will be made available.

If you wish to sign up for a publishing consultation, please email us at [email protected].


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Questions? Contact us at [email protected].