Chautauqua Writers’ Festival

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Chautauqua, NY, United States

The 2023 Chautauqua Writers’ Festival was held from June 21 to June 24 at the historic Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings and panel discussions. The theme for this year’s festival was “Hope and Its Entanglements.” The faculty included poets Leila Chatti and Oliver de la Paz and fiction writer Akil Kumarasamy. The keynote speaker was nonfiction writer Joseph Osmundson. The cost of the full conference was $500; the registration deadline was June 15. The cost of the conference without a workshop was $200; register by June 21 or on-site. Lodging was available at the nearby Athenaeum Hotel for a discounted rate of $65 per night for a shared room or $130 per night for a single room. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information

Chautauqua Writers’ Festival, Chautauqua Institution, P.O. Box 28, One Ames Avenue, Chautauqua, NY 14722.