The 2019 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference was held from November 8 to November 10 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville-Biltmore in North Carolina. The conference featured workshops and master classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as sessions and panel discussions on book design, publishing, and querying. The faculty included poets Nickole Brown, Jessica Jacobs, and Glenis Redmond; fiction writers Abigail DeWitt, Tommy Hays, and Kevin McIlvoy; and creative nonfiction writers Tom Chalmers, Christine Hale, and Jeremy B. Jones. Fiction writer Ron Rash delivered the keynote. The cost for the full conference was $275 (including meals) or $225 (not including meals) for NCWN members, and $400 (including meals) or $325 (not including meals) for nonmembers until November 1. Onsite registration was $450 for the full conference, $350 for Saturday-only attendance, and $250 for Sunday-only attendance. Lodging was available at the conference hotel for a discounted rate of $150 per night. Visit the website for more information.
North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference, P.O. Box 21591, Winston-Salem, NC 27120. (336) 293-8844. Ed Southern, Executive Director.