Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference

Posted 2.4.10

Cedarville, CA
Event Date: 
September 10, 2015
Application Deadline: 
August 1, 2015

The 2015 Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference will be held from September 10 to September 13 at various venues in the high desert of Cedarville, California. The 2015 conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings and field trips. The faculty includes poet Joseph Stroud, fiction writer Max Byrd, and nonfiction writer Susan Shillinglaw. Tuition is $650 for poetry and $475 for fiction and nonfiction, which includes dinners and field trips. Lodging, which ranges from $60 to $145 per night, is available at area hotels and inns. Submit three to five poems or a work of prose of up to 5,000 words by August 1. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference, Modoc Forum, P.O. Box 126, Cedarville, CA 96104. (530) 279-2099. Barbara March, Program Chair.