Jackson Hole Writers Conference

Posted 2.4.10

Jackson Hole, WY
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 2016 Jackson Hole Writers Conference was held from June 23 to June 25 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as talks, readings, and manuscript critiques. The faculty included poets Maria Melendez Kelson, Paisley Rekdal, and Bethany Schultz Hurst; fiction writers Brian Doyle and Lynn Sharon Schwartz; and creative nonfiction writers Gretel Ehrlich and Alison Hawthorne Deming. Tuition was $365 before May 10, and $395 thereafter. Lodging was available at area hotels and inns for discounted rates. Registration was first come, first served. One-day passes were available onsite for $150. For a one-on-one manuscript consultation with a faculty member, writers submitted five poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 15 pages of prose with a $50 registration fee by May 28. For an extended one-on-one manuscript critique, writers submitted 12 poems totaling no more than 20 pages or up to 40 pages of prose with a $125 registration fee by May 28. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Jackson Hole Writers Conference, P.O. Box 1974, Jackson, WY 83001. Connie Wieneke, Contact.