Writing Day Workshops organizes many one-day writers conferences around the country. In 2018, there are two nearby conferences that Wisconsin writers can travel to:
Feb. 17, 2018: The Minnesota Writing Workshop
The 2018 Minnesota Writing Workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at the Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront in St. Paul, MN. Our last event had more than 200 attendees. The conference has sessions, panels, agent & editor pitching, query critiques, and manuscript critiques. Previous MN events in 2014 and 2017 went great, and we are excited about the 2018 workshop. All 2018 information, including registration instructions, is on the website here:
Attending agents and editors to pitch: Eric Smith (P.S. Literary), Michelle Grajkowski (3 Seas Literary), editor Lauren Jablonski (St. Martin’s Press), Mary Cummings (Betsy Amster Literary), editor Mari Kesselring (Flux and Jolly Fish Press), Cynthia Ruchti (Books & Such Literary), Laura Zats (Red Sofa Literary), Jennie Goloboy (Donald Maass Literary), Erik Hane (Red Sofa Literary), Lynnette Novak (The Seymour Agency), editor Yana Makuwa (Graywolf Press), editor Raela Schoenherr (Bethany House Publishers).
June 23, 2018: The Writing Workshop of Chicago
The 2018 Writing Workshop of Chicago will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the historic Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago, IL. Our last conference had more than 300 attendees. The event has sessions, panels, agent & editor pitching, query critiques, and manuscript critiques. Previous Chicago events in 2015, 2016, and 2017 went great, and we are excited about the 2018 workshop. All 2018 information, including registration instructions, is on the website here:
Attending agents and editors to pitch: Cynthia Ruchti (Books and Such), Michelle Grajkowski (3 Seas Literary), editor Anna Michels (Sourcebooks), Moe Ferrara (BookEnds Literary), Kelly Van Sant (D4EO Literary), Tracy Brennan (Trace Literary Agency), Gemma Cooper (The Bent Agency), Dawn Frederick (Red Sofa Literary), editor Grace Menary-Winefield (Sourcebooks and Sourcebooks Landmark), Alexandra Weiss (Jennifer De Chiara Literary), Marcy Posner (Folio Literary), Loretta Caravette (LR Children’s Literary), editor Emily Clark Victorson (Allium Press), Tina P. Schwartz (The Purcell Agency), Lesley Sabga (The Seymour Agency), Kortney Price (Corvisiero Agency). This list will likely grow over time.
For a full list of all upcoming WDW one-day workshops, click here and see all forthcoming 2018 event locations.
To read some success stories of writers who have found agents at our WDW events nationwide, click here to enjoy their stories of good news.
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