The 2015 Blue Flower Arts Winter Writers’ Conference was held from January 4 to January 10, 2015, at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft classes, readings, an open mike, and time to write. The faculty included poet Carolyn Forché, fiction writer Benjamin Percy, creative nonfiction writer Nick Flynn, and editor Jeff Shotts of Graywolf Press. The cost of the conference was $1,550, which included lodging and meals, or $1,150 for commuters, which included meals. The fee for a one-on-one conference with a faculty member was $150. Registration was first come, first served, and included a $450 deposit; workshops were limited to 13 participants each. Visit the website for more information.
Blue Flower Arts Winter Writers’ Conference, c/o Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. (386) 427-6975.