The 2019 Indiana University Writers’ Conference was held from June 1 to June 5 on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington. The conference featured workshops, craft classes, panel discussions, and readings for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers. The faculty included poets Jan-Henry Gray and Aimee Nezhukumatathil; fiction writers Patrick Coleman, Lilliam Rivera, and Héctor Tobar; and creative nonfiction writer Meghan Daum. The cost of the conference was $385, or $670 with a workshop. Lodging and meals were not included; lodging was available in campus dormitories for $50 per night or in the campus hotel for $134 per night. The registration fee was $30; general registration was first come, first served. To apply for a workshop, writers submitted 8 to 10 pages of poetry or 15 to 20 pages of prose; admissions were made on a rolling basis. Visit the website for more information.
Indiana University Writers’ Conference, Lindley Hall 215, 150 South Woodlawn Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405. (812) 855-1877. Bob Bledsoe, Director.