Lit Camp

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Big Sur, CA, United States
Event Date: 
May 10, 2020
Application Deadline: 
January 31, 2020
E-mail address: 

The 2020 Lit Camp will be held from May 10 to May 15 at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. The conference features workshops, panels, and yoga for fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers. The faculty includes fiction writers Rebecca Makkai, Dana Spiotta, and Claire Vaye Watkins; agent Brettne Bloom (The Book Group); and editor Ethan Nosowsky (Graywolf Press). The cost of the conference, including lodging and meals, ranges from $995 to $2,295, depending on lodging. Registration is limited to 40 participants. Using only the online application system, submit a writing sample of up to 4,000 words of fiction or creative nonfiction with a $30 application fee by January 31. Visit the website for more information.

Accessibility accommodations include accessible lodging (available with advance booking) and accessible parking.

Contact Information

Lit Camp, c/o 379 Laidley Street, San Francisco, CA 94131. Janis Cooke Newman, Founder.