For writers of poetry, creative nonfiction/memoir and fiction. Deep craft workshops, state of the industry talks, peer critiques, agent speed dating. Optional intensives. Benefits our nonprofit Ventana Sierra, helping at-risk youth realize their dreams.
2 or 3 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Autobiography/Memoir, Children's, Fiction, Humor, Marketing, Mystery, Nature, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Young Adult
2014: Top writing coaches; publishers, including small press; editors; agents; award-winning poets, essayists and memoirists; authors of middle grade, YA, NA and adult fiction; college-level writing professors
Early registration: $300 (until May 1, 2014); Regular registration: $350; Optional add-on intensives: $100; Optional 20 minute one-on-one Manuscript Evaluation: $75
Carson City, Nevada
Ventana Sierra Inc.
PO Box 18005
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775 384-2290
Fax: 775 849-1707
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