American Society of Journalists and Authors Conference

Posted 4.4.13

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
New York, NY
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The 42nd annual American Society of Journalists and Authors Conference was held from April 25 to April 27, 2013 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. The conferences featured craft talks, panels with editors, publishers, and agents; discussion forums/lectures on publishing and marketing, agent pitch sessions, and one-on-one meetings with mentors. The faculty included creative nonfiction writers Deborah Blum, Ted Conover, Gwen Cooper, Kathleen Flinn, Amy Hill Hearth, D.T. Max, and editor Katherine Stirling. The keynote speaker was creative nonfiction writer A.J. Jacobs. Tuition was $478, which included meals; lodging was $259 per night for a single or double occupancy. There was an additional fee of $60 for a one-on-one meeting with faculty. Scholarships were available. Registration is first come, first served. Call or visit the website for information.

Contact Information: 

American Society of Journalists and Authors Conference, 1501 Broadway, Suite 403, New York, NY 10036. (212) 997-0947. Alexandra Owens, Executive Director.