Cape Cod Writers Center Conference

Posted 7.21.10

Hyannis, MA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 53rd annual Cape Cod Writers Center Conference was held from August 6 to August 9 at the Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The conference featured workshops and craft classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as manuscript consultations and mentoring sessions with editors and agents. The faculty included poets Marge Piercy and Kevin Pilkington; fiction writers Claire Cook, David Anthony Durham, Indira Ganesan, Kate Klise, and Charles Salzberg; nonfiction writer Jerry Armenic; editor Chantelle Aimée Osman (A Twist of Karma Entertainment, LLC); and agents Michael Carr (Veritas), April Eberhardt (April Eberhardt Literary), Sorche Elizabeth Fairbank (Fairbank Literary Representation), Amaryah Orenstein (GO Literary), and Rick Richter (Zachary Shuster Harmsworth). Tuition was $135 for a three-day course, $100 for a two-day course, or $65 for a single workshop. One-on-one manuscript consultations were available for an additional $75 to $150. Lodging was available at the conference hotel for a discounted rate. The registration fee was $75. The deadline for registration was July 24. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Cape Cod Writers Center Conference, P.O. Box 408, Osterville, MA 02655. (508) 420-0200.