Great Plains Writers Conference 2018 Schedule
The GPWC is back this year (Friday March 23-Sunday March 25) with a new focus on intimate conversations about the writing craft. More detail on events and presenters will follow shortly.
All Events in SDSU Student Union, Hobo Day Gallery /Campanile Room. Events marked with an * include a book signing.
Friday March 23rd
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Welcome & Kickoff Reading: Women Poets Collective *
Saturday March 24th
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Patrick Hicks (Workshop)
10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Steven Wingate (Craft Talk)
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Barbara Duffey (Lunch & Reading) *
1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Heidi Czerwiec (Workshop)
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Steven Wingate (Reading) *
4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Roundtable: Routes to Publication
7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Patrick Hicks (Reading) *
Sunday March 25th
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Christine Stewart-Nuñez (Workshop)
10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Barbara Duffey (Workshop)
12:00 p.m. -1:15 p.m. Heidi Czerwiec (Lunch & Reading) *
1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m. Christine Stewart-Nuñez (Reading) *
2:45 p.m. -4:00 p.m. Manuscript consultations**
**For an additional fee of $1 per page, you may submit a manuscript for critique by one of the featured writers or writers in the Women Poets Collective. Please contact Tiffani Pirner at Tiffani.Pirner@sdstate.edu for details if you are interested. Manuscript deadline: February 23.
All readings are free and open to the public.
All workshops, craft talks, roundtables, and manuscript consultations require registration, which includes all workshops/craft talks/roundtables, two lunches, and appetizers Saturday afternoon.
Early Registration: (Before February 28, 2018): $55.
Regular Registration: (Before March 16, 2018): $75.
Student Registration: (high school or university): Before March 16, 2018: free. (Student registration includes all workshops/craft talks/roundtables and appetizers Saturday afternoon. Although this is free, we still need participants to register!)
To register: Contact Tiffani Pirner at Tiffani.Pirner@sdstate.edu.