The 2016 Indiana University Writers’ Conference was held from June 4 to June 8 on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington. The conference featured workshops in poetry and fiction, as well as craft classes, readings, and panels for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers. The faculty included poets Gabrielle Calvocoressi and Amelia Martens; fiction writers Dana Johnson and Salvatore Scibona; and nonfiction writers David Crabb and Walton Muyumba. The cost of the conference was $375, or $625 with a workshop. Lodging and meals were not included; lodging was available in campus dormitories and in the campus hotel. The registration fee was $30; general registration was first come, first served. To attend a workshop, writers submitted 8 to 10 pages of poetry or 15 to 25 pages of prose; admissions were 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.