Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Mendocino, CA, United States
Event Date: 
August 1, 2024
Application Deadline: 
June 30, 2024
E-mail address: 

The 2024 Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference will be held from August 1 to August 3 on the Mendocino Coast in California. The conference features workshops for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, as well as craft seminars, panels, one-on-one manuscript consultations, and open mics. The faculty includes poet Douglas Manuel; poet and nonfiction writer Jane Wong; fiction writers Nic Anstett, Francesca Lia Block, Kate Folk, Gene Kwak, and Lio Min; fiction and nonfiction writer Henry Hoke; and nonfiction writers Jessica Ferri and Angela Garbes. Fiction writer Rachel Kushner will deliver the keynote address. Participating publishing professionals include agent Sarah Bowlin (Aevitas Creative Management) and editor Alyssa Ogi (Tin House). The registration fee is $875 and includes morning workshops, all afternoon events, and breakfast and lunch each day. One-on-one manuscript consultations are available for an additional $60. Lodging is available at a wide range of accommodations on the Mendocino Coast, including oceanfront inns, campgrounds, glamping facilities, and motels. The registration deadline was June 30. Visit the website for more information.

E-mail operations manager Patty West for additional accessibility details.

Contact Information

Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference, P.O. Box 2087, Ft. Bragg, CA 95437.