The eighth annual WordSpring creative writing conference will be held on April 27 at Butte College in Oroville, California, 75 miles north of Sacramento. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty includes poet Eloisa Amezcua and John LaPine and fiction writer Eric Witchey. The cost of the conference is $75 ($45 for students and educators), which includes breakfast and lunch; to help accommodate local Camp Fire victims, the conference is free for the first hundred people that register. On-site registration is also available for an additional $5. Visit the website for more information.
WordSpring, Butte College, English Department, 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville, CA 95965. (530) 895-2935.