River Teeth Nonfiction Conference

Posted 1.9.12

Ashland, OH
Event Date: 
May 29, 2015
Application Deadline: 
May 8, 2015
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
March 1, 2015

The third annual River Teeth Nonfiction Conference will be held from May 29 to May 31 at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. The conference offers individual manuscript consultations as well as seminars, readings, open mics, and book signings. Participating creative nonfiction writers include Jill Christman, Steven Church, Valerie Due, Steven Harvey, Kate Hopper, Sonya Huber, Joe Mackall, Ana Maria Spagna, Cheryl Strayed, Ginny Taylor, Jerald Walker, and Sarah M. Wells. The cost of the conference is $425; essay or manuscript consultations are available for an additional $300. Submit up to 10 pages of creative nonfiction and a statement of interest with a $100 deposit by May 8. Scholarships are available for students currently enrolled in a degree-granting program; the application deadline is March 1. On-campus housing is available from $40 per night; meal plans are available for $70. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

River Teeth Nonfiction Conference, Ashland University, 401 College Avenue, Ashland, OH 44805. (419) 289-5098. Sarah Wells, Contact.