Writers Conference 2016


Fall Writers Conference -- "Writing From the Heartland"

September 23-25, 2016

Organized by New York Times-bestselling author William Bernhardt, this conference will feature more than thirty writers, agents, editors, publicists, and other publishing professionals offering presentations, advice, and private consultations designed to help every participant achieve their writing dreams.

Guest-of-Honor, Katherine Center, the author of many acclaimed novels. The Dallas Morning News called her work “satisfying in the most soul-nourishing way.”

Oklahoma Author, Will Thomas, the author of Some Danger Involved, the first novel featuring Cyrus Barker and Thomas Llewelyn, and now a Barry and Shamus Award nominee. He lives with his family in Oklahoma.

Session Speakers: Sessions on nonfiction, children’s books, young adult, fantasy, mystery, history, novels, audiobooks, poetry, and songwriting, as well as programs and tutorials covering the business aspects of writing as well as emerging trends and innovations.

Conference Registration

Opening Dinner Registration

Happiness for Beginners book cover Some Danger Involved book cover 

Registration Cost:

The cost of the Conference is $169. Rose State College students may attend at the discounted rate of $75. For RSC student discount rate, contact Elizabeth Stein at (405) 733-7481. Saturday reception is included in the registration.
Friday: Opening Dinner – $35 registration.

Writers Conference Enrollment 

Conference Location:
Rose State College, Community Learning Center
6191 Hudiburg Drive
Midwest City, OK 73110

Session Speakers

Contest Entry Information

Schedule an interview with agents and presenters

To be placed on the Writer’s Conference email distribution list, please email Rick Woodard at rwoodard@rose.edu

Rick Woodard
Rick Woodard
Director Community Learning Center
(405) 733-7392
About The Community Learning Center
Street Address
6191 Hudiburg Drive
Midwest City, OK 73110
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(405) 733-7392
Mailing Address
6420 SE 15th Street
Midwest City, OK 73110