Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

Posted 9.15.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Tempe, AZ
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 2014 Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference was held from February 20 to February 22 on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe. The conference featured panel discussions, readings, and craft classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty included poets Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Ander Monson, and Jim Natal; fiction writers Ron Carlson, Tayari Jones, Aurelie Sheehan, Dana Stabenow, and Lisa Zeidner; nonfiction writers D. T. Max, Xu Xi, and G. Pascal Zachary. Registration was first-come, first-served; the deadline was February 17. The cost of the conference was $375. Lodging was available at nearby hotels and inns. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for information on the 2014 conference.

Contact Information: 

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference, Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, P.O. Box 875002, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287. (480) 965-6018.