River Teeth Nonfiction Conference

Posted 1.9.12

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Ashland, OH
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099
Application Deadline: 
May 9, 2014
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2014

The second annual River Teeth Nonfiction Conference was held from May 30 to June 1 at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. The conference offered individual manuscript consultations as well as seminars, readings, open mikes, and book signings. Participating creative nonfiction writers included Jill Christman, Valerie Due, Hope Edelman, Jill Gerard, Philip Gerard, Walt Harrington, Steven Harvey, Kate Hopper, Sonya Huber, Dan Lehman, Joe Mackall, Brenda Miller, Robert Root, Ana Maria Spagna, and Sarah M. Wells. The cost of the conference was $425; essay or manuscript consultations were available for an additional fee. Applicants submitted up to 10 pages of creative nonfiction and a statement of interest with a $100 deposit by May 9. Student scholarships were available; the application deadline was March 1. On-campus housing was available from $52.50 to $120 per night; meal plans were available for $85. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

River Teeth Conference, Ashland University, 401 College Avenue, Ashland, OH 44805. (419) 289-5957. Sarah Wells, Contact.