Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference

Posted 2.4.10

Grapevine, TX
Event Date: 
July 17, 2015
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The 2015 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference will be held from July 17 to July 19 at the Hilton Dallas/Fort Worth Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine, Texas. The conference, whose theme this year is “the great divide between the Haves and Have-Nots in American society and the social, economic, racial, cultural, and political fissures created by this divide,” features workshops in creative nonfiction as well as panel discussions, lectures, readings, and pitch sessions with agents. Participating writers include Jill Abramson, Barbara Ehrenreich, Anne Fadiman, and Alex Tizon. Participating publishing professionals include agents Jim Donovan (Jim Donovan Literary), Jim Hornfischer (Hornfischer Literary Management), Dave Patterson (Foundry Literary + Media), and BJ Robbins (BJ Robbins Literary Agnecy). Tuition, which includes some meals, is $425. Pitch sessions with agents are available for an additional $50. Rooms at the conference hotel are available for $112 per night. Registration is first come, first served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism, University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle, #311460, Denton, TX 76203. (940) 565-4778.