The Writer’s Hotel Maine “Mini MFA” All-Fiction Writers Conference

Boothbay Harbob, ME, United States
Event Date: 
May 24, 2023
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The 2023 Writer’s Hotel Maine “Mini MFA” All-Fiction Writers Conference will be held from May 24 to May 30 at the Spruce Point Inn in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. The conference features a full-manuscript pre-conference reading with two sets of editorial comments, workshops, and attendee and faculty readings for fiction writers. One-on-one agent pitching as well as pitching practice sessions will take place post-conference via Zoom on June 10. Faculty includes fiction writers Jeffrey Ford, Elizabeth Hand, James Patrick Kelly, Lewis Robinson, and Debra Spark; nonfiction writer Elyssa East; and conference directors and editors Shanna McNair and Scott Wolven. The cost of the conference is $3,500. Lodging and meals are not included. Using only the online application system, writers submitted 5,000 words of prose and a brief cover letter and bio with a $30 application fee by March 20. Visit the website for more information.

Accessibility accommodations include elevators in all multilevel event spaces, accessible doorways and pathways, accessible restrooms, and accessible event spaces.

Contact Information

The Writer’s Hotel Maine “Mini MFA” All-Fiction Writers Conference, P.O. Box 472, Brunswick, ME 04011. Shanna McNair, Founder and Director.