The 13th annual Chautauqua Writers’ Festival was held from June 2 to June 5 at the historic Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, panel discussions, individual conferences with faculty members, open mics, and time to write. The faculty included poets Stephen Dunn and Dorianne Laux; fiction writers Derek Green and Pamela Painter; and creative nonfiction writers Philip Gerard and Nancy McCabe. The cost of tuition was $475. The fee for lodging in the nearby Athenaeum Hotel, which includes meals, ranged from $343 for college students to $537 for a private room. The registration deadline was May 31. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.
Chautauqua Writers’ Festival, Chautauqua Institution, Education Department, P.O. Box 28, Chautauqua, NY 14722. (716) 357-6310.