James River Writers Conference

Posted 2.4.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Richmond, VA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 12th annual James River Writers Conference was held from October 17 to October 19 at the Virginia State Capitol and Hilton Garden Inn in Richmond, Virginia. The conference included master classes, meetings with agents, panel discussions, and pitch sessions. Participants included fiction writers Lamar Giles, Hugh Howey, Sarah MacLean, and Meg Medina; nonfiction writer Brian Jay Jones; book consultants Jane Friedman and David Henry Sterry; and literary agents Kaylee Davis, Arielle Eckstut, Katie Grimm, Peter Knapp, Kimiko Nakamura, and Jody Rein. The cost of the conference was $250, or $185 for a single day. The cost of master classes was an additional $60. Registration was first come, first served. 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. Katharine Herndon, Executive Director.

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