Ontario Writers' Conference

Posted 11.18.10

Event Date: 
April 30, 2016

The 2016 Ontario Writers’ Conference for fiction and creative nonfiction writers will be held from April 30 to May 1 in Ajax, Ontario, approximately 25 miles northeast of Toronto. The program features workshops, craft talks, master classes, readings, and meetings with agents and editors. The theme of this year’s conference is Diversity in Publishing. Participants include fiction writers Wayson Choy, Donna Morrissey, Alison Pick, and Amanda Sun; agents Sam Hiyate and Alison MacDonald, both of the Rights Factory; and editors Allyson Latta and Ruth E. Walker. The cost of the conference is $260 Canadian (approximately $215). The fee for a master class is $99 Canadian (approximately $82), and a one-on-one meeting with an agent or editor is $35 Canadian (approximately $29). The registration deadline is March 31. Lodging is available for discounted rates at nearby hotels. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Ontario Writers’ Conference, 728 Tulip Court, Oshawa, ON LIG 3C6, Canada. (905) 985-4409. Barbara Hunt, President.