The 2017 Indiana University Writers’ Conference will be held from June 3 to June 7 on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington. The conference features workshops in poetry and fiction, as well as craft classes, readings, and panels for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers. The faculty includes poets Morgan Parker and Rickey Laurentiis; fiction writers Chris Abani, Mary Robinette Kowal, and Alexander Weinstein; and comics writer Amy Kurzweil. The cost of the conference is $375, or $625 with a workshop. Lodging and meals are not included; lodging is available in campus dormitories for $49 per night, and in the campus hotel for $134 per night. The registration fee is $30; general registration is first come, first served. To attend a workshop, submit 8 to 10 pages of poetry or 15 to 20 pages of prose; admissions are made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.
Indiana University Writers’ Conference, 470 Ballantine Hall, 1020 East Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405. (812) 855-1877. Bob Bledsoe, Director.