Wesleyan Writers Conference

Anne Greene

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Wesleyan Writers Conference

Our 60th Year

June 15-19, 2016 

Program begins on the morning of the 16th. Boarders arrive on the evening of the 15th.

One Day Festival - June 18


All payments due June 6, 2016

Manuscript submissions due May 31, 2016

"I've ended up winning the Pulitzer Prize, and in so many ways that began at
Wesleyan...where I realized the power of story." - Tom Hallman, Jr.

Take your writing to a new level, working with distinguished writers who are generous teachersThe Conference welcomes new writers, established writers, and everyone interested in the writer's craft. We offer careful attention to your writing, helping you begin a new piece, complete work in progress, or explore new ideas. The program includes seminars, craft sessions, workshops, master classes, guest speakers, readings, panel discussions, and manuscript consultations. Join us and work closely with a faculty of nationally known writers, editors, and agents, and meet fellow writers who share your interests. 

2016 Faculty include:

Amy Bloom        William Finnegan       Salvatore Scibona    Ann Goldstein
Honor Moore Lis Harris Hirsh Sawhney    Johnny Temple
Pamela Dorman Brando Skyhorse Kristen Radtke    Ariel Lewiton
 Michael  Reynolds Vicky Bijur Lane Zachary

 * Seminars * Lectures * Readings * Workshops * Manuscript Consultations * Talks with Editors and Agents*

 Seminars and Special Events include:

* Novel * Short Story * Poetry * Nonfiction * Memoir * Biography * Journalism * The Art of Revision * Poetry and Theater  *  Writing for Film and TV * Writing about Science and Medicine * Graphic Novel  * Editing and Translation  *  Preparing Your Work for Publication * How to Sell Your Book 

Scholarships and Fellowships

Please call me if you would like to discuss the conference. I would love to hear about your work, and I look forward to seeing you in June.

Anne Greene, Director
860 685-3604

Important links: 

 - Online payment system                      

 -  Wesleyan campus map    

 -  Ride ShareMany of you have asked about sharing rides to campus. For your convenience we have set up a shared Google Doc where you and other participants can indicate your travel plans. Please complete the Ride Share Form below. Information will be made available to all those who complete the form and so that you can contact each other to make specific transportation arrangements. 

Complete the form here: Ride Share Form 

Responses will be available for viewing after June 1, 2016.