Kentucky Women Writers Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Lexington, KY, United States
Event Date: 
September 17, 2020
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The 2020 Kentucky Women Writers Conference will be held from September 17 to September 20 at the Carnegie Center in Lexington, Kentucky. The conference features workshops and craft talks in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty includes poets Mahogany L. Browne and Evie Shockley; fiction writers Jami Attenberg, Amy Hempel, Mariama J. Lockington, and Roxana Robinson; nonfiction writers Bridgett M. Davis and Darcey Steinke; and nonfiction writer and literary agent Erin Hosier. The cost of the conference is $125; the cost for students is $30. Workshops are available for an additional $100. Manuscript consultations with literary agent Erin Hosier (Dunow, Carlson & Lerner) are available for an additional $45. Workshop space is limited; registration is first come, first served, and will also be available on site. Lodging is available at nearby hotels for discounted rates. Visit the website for more information.

Accessibility accommodations include elevator access to all multilevel event spaces and accessible parking.

Contact Information

Kentucky Women Writers Conference, University of Kentucky, 232 East Maxwell Street, Lexington, KY 40506. (859) 257-2874. Julie Wrinn, Director.