An annual event launched by the University of Kentucky in 1979, it has become a premier destination for the celebration of women's arts and letters. Workshops, readings, and panels, in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Journalism, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing, Young Adult
2016: Mary Karr, Natalie Diaz, Danielle Dutton, Lisa Russ Spaar, Dana Spiotta, Bianca Spriggs, Crystal Wilkinson, and more
$200 with 1 workshop; $125 without workshop, $30 students without workshop
Kentucky Women Writers Conference
232 East Maxwell Street
Lexington, KY 40506-0344
Writing the Rockies
This annual workshop features concurrent tracks in genre fiction, poetry, screenwriting, and publishing, plus keynotes, readings, one-on-one pitch sessions, manuscript critique sessions July 20-25, 2016.