Oxford Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference

Posted 2.6.13

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Oxford, MS
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099
E-mail: 
neil@cnfoxford.com

The 3rd annual Oxford Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference and Workshops was held from May 2 to May 5 on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford. The conference included panels, craft discussions, and a pitch session with agents, editors, and publishers. The 2013 panels included the Art & Craft of Creative Nonfiction, Getting Your Manuscript Ready for Publication, The Writing Life, How to Navigate the New Publishing Landscape, and Finding an Agent and Publisher. In addition, participants could register for a full-day manuscript critique workshop on Friday, May 3. Participating writers and publishing professionals included Lee Gutkind, Dinty Moore, Beth Ann Fennelly, Mike Rosenwald, Julia Reed, Bob Guccione, Jr., Jessica Handler, River Jordan, Lee Martin and Neil White. The cost of the conference, including workshops and pitch session, was $350. Participants could also register for individual events. Early bird registration discounts were offered until March 30. The deadline for registration was April 20. Call or visit the website for housing and travel options, and complete registration guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Oxford Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference, 426 South Lamar Blvd., Suite 16, Oxford, MS 38655. (662) 513-0159.

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