Mendocino Coast Writers Conference

Posted 2.4.10

Fort Bragg, CA
Event Date: 
August 6, 2015
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
May 15, 2015

The 26th annual Mendocino Coast Writers Conference will be held from August 6 to August 8 at the College of the Redwoods in Fort Bragg, California. The conference offers workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as panels and workshops with editors and agents, craft lectures, readings, and discussion forums on publishing and marketing. The faculty includes poets Albert Flynn DeSilver and Indigo Moor; fiction writers David Corbett, Catherine Ryan Hyde, and Lisa Locascio; and creative nonfiction writer Sheila Bender. Participating writers include poet and nonfiction writer John W. Evans and fiction writers Jesse Goolsby and Ginny Rorby; participating publishing professionals include Frances Caballo, Laurie Fox (Linda Chester Literary Agency), Kate Gale (Red Hen Press), Chelsea Lindman (Greenburger Associates), Emily Lloyd-Jones, and James Maxwell. The registration fee, which includes meals, is $550 before June 30 and $595 thereafter. One-on-one consultations are available for an additional $60. Lodging is available at area hotels for a discounted rate. Limited financial aid is available; submit a letter of need and up to five poems or up to 10 pages of prose by May 15. General registration is first come, first served. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Mendocino Coast Writers Conference, P.O. Box 2087, Ft. Bragg, CA 95437. (707) 485-4031. Barbara Lee, Registrar.