Writers at Work Conference

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Alta, UT, United States
E-mail address: 

The 33rd annual Writers at Work Conference was held from June 7 to June 11 at the Alta Lodge in Alta, Utah. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft lectures, panel discussions, hikes, and time to write. The faculty included poet Kevin Prufer, fiction writer Cristina Garcia, and fiction and nonfiction writer Abigail Thomas. One-on-one manuscript consultations were also available; the faculty included poet Cori A. Winrock and editors Tessa Fontaine (Western Humanities Review) and Emma Komlos-Hrobsky (Tin House). The cost of the conference was $730, which includes tuition and all meals. Lodging was available at the conference hotel, and ranges from $115 for a shared dorm to $285 for a private room. The deadline to apply for a manuscript consultation was April 30; the deadline for general registration was May 31, 2017. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information

Writers at Work Conference, P.O. Box 711191, Salt Lake City, UT 84171. (801) 996-3313. Jennifer Atwood, Contact.