Conference: June 21-25, 2017


Join agents, editors, marketing experts, plus fellow writers June 21-25, 2017 on the campus of Grove City College, Grove City, Pennsylvania.

• Faculty (coming soon)
Important info
Registration (coming soon)
Schedule (coming soon)
• Writers Colony (Enjoy a personal writers’ retreat)
Writing contests

2016 faculty, agents and editors are seen below. Check back soon for next year’s schedule!

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Ann Byle: Credo Communications
Dave Fessenden: WordWise Media Services
Linda Glaz: Hartline Literary Agency

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Dawn Anderson: Kregel Publishers
Rebecca Irwin-Diehl: Judson Press
Reg Forder: ACW Press, The Christian Communicator
Bonnie Rose Hudson: School House Teachers
Susan King: The Upper Room

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Katie Long: Wesleyan Publishing House, Light from the Word
Jeff McDonald: Salvation Army National Publications
James Watkins: Wesleyan Publishing House


Movie producer
Zena Dell Lowe: award-winning screenwriter, actress, producer with Mission Ranch Films

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Professional writers
Janyce Brawn: illustrator, author
Donald Hasselman: author, speaker
Eva Marie Everson: author, founder of Word Weavers
Bob Hostetler: best-selling author, speaker
Carol Hamilton: speaker trainer

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Susan Lower: author, blogging expert
Amy Mable: president of St. Davids Writers’ Association, news anchor
Anne Waterman Murphy: poet
Gayle Roper: author
Lora Zill: poet

Three unique offerings:
• The continuing poetry track is back and being taught by Lora Zill.
The Writers’ Colony. Use this time to simply write and attend only the keynote addresses. (Complete details coming soon.)
• Special screening of award-winning short film, Rag Doll, and discussion with Zena Dell Lowe.

Tentative schedule
Coming soon for 2017.

Thanks to our sponsors who are helping with scholarships and underwriting costs.

Mark you calendar for June 21-25, 2017!
Susan Lower
Director of programming