Cape Cod Writers Center Conference

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Barnstable, MA, United States
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The 2023 Cape Cod Writers Center Conference was held from August 3 to August 6 at the Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis in Barnstable, Massachusetts. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, an agent panel, and mentoring sessions with faculty. The faculty included fiction and nonfiction writer Vanessa Mártir, and nonfiction writers Jamie Brickhouse, Margaret McMullan, and Stephanie Schorow. Creative nonfiction writer Verlyn Klinkenborg delivered the keynote address. Participating publishing professionals included agents Alicia Brooks (Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency), Maggie Cooper (Aevitas Creative Management), and Jacqueline Flynn (Joëlle Delbourgo Associates); freelance developmental editors Jacquelin Cangro and Diane O’Connell; and publicist Penny Sansevieri (Author Marketing Experts). General registration was $80 and included a yearlong membership to the Cape Cod Writers Center (registration was free for current members). Writers could stay at the Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis for $199 per night, or at other hotels in the area. Tuition for a three-session two-hour workshop was $170; the cost was $130 for a two-session workshop and $70 for a one-session workshop. Manuscript consultations were available for an additional $150. The deadline to register for a manuscript consultation was July 24. The general registration deadline was July 28. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information

Cape Cod Writers Center Conference, P.O. Box 408, Osterville, MA 02655.