Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference

Posted 2.4.10

Cedarville, CA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 2015 Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference was held from September 10 to September 13 at various venues in the high desert of Cedarville, California. The 2015 conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings and field trips. The faculty included poet Joseph Stroud, fiction writer Max Byrd, and nonfiction writer Susan Shillinglaw. Tuition was $650 for poetry and $475 for fiction and nonfiction, which included dinners and field trips. Lodging, which ranged from $60 to $145 per night, was available at area hotels and inns. Writers submitted 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 more information.

Contact Information: 

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