The fourth annual Broadleaf Writers Conference was held from September 21 to September 22 at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta. The conference featured workshops for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers, as well as panels and individual consultations with agents and publishing professionals. The faculty included poet Collin Kelley; fiction writers Becky Albertalli, Angie Thomas, and Julian Winters; and nonfiction writer Denene Millner. Participating publishing professionals included agents Moe Ferrera (BookEnds Literary Agency) and Kelly Peterson (Rees Literary Agency)and editors and publishers Lou Aronica (Story Plant) and Steve McCondichie (Southern Fried Karma). The cost of the conference was $225 ($200 for Broadleaf Writers members), which included a consultation with an agent or publishing professional. Additional consultations were available for $25. Single-day passes were also available for $150. Registration was first come, first served. Lodging was available at nearby hotels. Visit the website for more information.
Broadleaf Writers Conference, Broadleaf Writers Association, 453 Ashburton Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30317. Zachary Steele, Contact.