James River Writers Conference

Posted 2.4.10

Richmond, VA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 13th annual James River Writers Conference was held from October 16 to October 18 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia. The conference featured master classes, meetings with agents, panel discussions, and pitch sessions for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Participants included fiction writers I. W. Gregorio, Becky Masterman, Ellen Oh, and Jewell Parker Rhodes; nonfiction writers Tim Cahill and Kristen Green; and literary agents Linda Camacho (Prospect Agency), Heather Flaherty (Bent Agency), Helen Heller (Helen Heller Agency), Beth Phelan (Bent Agency), and Rebecca Podos (Rees Literary). The cost of the conference was $305, or $185 for a single day. The cost of a master class was an additional $65. Registration was first come, first served. Lodging was available at area hotels. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

James River Writers Conference, 231 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23223. (804) 433-3790. Jeff Sadler, Program Director.