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 wildly successful Barker & Llewelyn mystery novels set in Victorian England. Four literary agents from major agencies will take private meetings with participants, as will editors, publicists, writers, and many others.

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

Registration for the VIP Dinner

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Registration Cost:

The cost of the Conference is $149, or $169 after August 26th. Rose State College students may attend at the discounted rate of $75 and $100 after August 26th. Friday reception is included.
Friday:  Opening VIP Conference Dinner – $35 registration.

Writers Conference Enrollment 

Conference Location:
Rose State College, Community Learning Center
6420 SE 15th Street
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
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Midwest City, OK 73110
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Midwest City, OK 73110