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Pennwriters 34th Annual Conference
Pennwriters 34th Annual Pennwriters Conference is coming your way virtually. Registration is now open for the three-day conference and for two intensives held the day before the conference. Except for sitting with friends in the lounge and at meals, the conference will still have all the parts you love! The conference begins at 9:00 am on May 14 and runs through Sunday, May 16.
Just like in years past, attendees can enjoy our Friday evening and Saturday Keynote speakers. Susan Meier will present the Friday Keynote address and Eileen Enwright Hodgetts will present the Saturday luncheon address. Read more about the Conference Keynote
speakers and their presentations.
Pitch an Agent or Editor
Schedule a pitch session with agents and/or editors! See the current wish-list for the Agents & Editors
. Do your homework and pick the best match. Pitch appointments are on a first come-first served basis, but there will also be a panel of agents and editors to answer all your questions about the industry.
Read and Critique
Get some feedback on your WIP Friday evening after the keynote! Once again, there will be a Read and Critique opportunity for all conference attendees. Everyone is welcome even if you haven't submitted a written piece. Submission spots are limited, so make sure to choose this option during registration.
This year's conference will feature more than 30 workshops lead by experienced instructors. Find out more about the presenters and their classes on the Presenter Bios/Classes
page. Attendees will have a choice between two workshops each hour of the conference.
Annual General Meeting
Saturday morning will start with the Annual General Meeting for all members. We hope you'll attend. We'll also be including a chance for Area Members to meet with their perspective groups!
Two intensives will be offered as ala-carte additions on Thursday, May 13th. Susan Meier will present a morning workshop and Diana Dru Botsford will lead an afternoon intensive. PreCon Intensive
The entire schedule is available as a PDF download Here. We hope you'll join us in May for the 34th Annual Pennwriters Conference!
Thursday, May 13, 2021 to Sunday, May 16, 2021
This will be an online, virtual event. Attendees will receive links to the conference platforms prio
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 8:00 PM
Refunds will be made by check or refunded to your card as soon as possible.
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Diana Dru Botsford: Screenwriting for Authors
Friday Keynote Presentation
Sell Your Books During the Conference