Ontario Writers' Conference

Posted 11.18.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Ajax,
Event Date: 
May 2, 2014
Application Deadline: 
March 31, 2014

The 2014 Ontario Writers’ Conference for fiction and creative nonfiction writers will be held from May 2 to May 3 in Ajax, Ontario, approximately 25 miles northeast of Toronto. The program features workshops, craft talks, master classes, readings, and meetings with agents and editors. Participants include fiction writers Allison Baggio, Andrew Borkowski, Erin Bow, and Wayson Choy; creative nonfiction writers Anthony De Sa, Shannon Moroney, and Priscila Uppal; agents Stacey Donaghy and Sam Hiyate; and editors Allyson Latta and Ruth E. Walker. The cost of the conference is $240 Canadian (approximately $220). The fee for a master class is $90 Canadian (approximately $82) and a one-on-one meeting with an agent or editor is $20 Canadian (approximately $18). 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.