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The 2016 Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference will be held from February 18 to February 20 on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe. The conference features lectures, panel discussions, readings, and craft classes in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and publishing. The faculty includes poets Alberto Ríos and Hugh Martin; fiction writers T. Geronimo Johnson, Stephanie Kuehn, and Manuel Munoz; and nonfiction writers Lee Gutkind and Xu Xi. The cost of the conference is $350 for standard registration until December 17 and $400 thereafter. Registration is first come, first served; the deadline is February 12. Lodging is available at nearby hotels and inns. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference, Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, P.O. Box 875002, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287. (480) 965-6018.