Fall Conference 2023Hilton Charlotte University Place
8629 J M Keynes Dr
Charlotte, NC 28262
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PLEASE NOTE: We will follow or exceed all state and federal safety protocols in place at the time of the conference.
Conference Evaluation Form
Let us know what you enjoy and what you'd like to see next time.
Activities include banquets with readings, keynotes, open mic sessions, and more.
Select from courses on a variety of genres and on the business of writing.
Giving advanced writers the chance to delve more deeply into a particular genre.
Ego Break Writers Retreats
Unique, all-inclusive, retreats that show rather than tell writers how to thrive.
Book a one-on-one feedback session with an editor or agent from a leading publisher.
Faculty Reading Schedule
Reading roster and room locations for Saturday's faculty readings.
Conference faculty include professional writers from North Carolina and beyond.
Monthly Mentorship with Katey Schultz
Join the 7-month program to become a better writer through live, online instruction and craft-based support for serious writers.
The conference will take place at Hilton Charlotte University Place.
MA in English Studies at Western Carolina University
Concentrate in Literature, Professional Writing and Rhetoric, or study Creative Writing with Ron Rash and other amazing faculty.
Network writers can have their unpublished work reviewed, at below-market rates.
Visit our conference exhibitors in the Lakeshore Foyer.
What's Next for the Network
Discover deadlines and dates for future competitions and events.