North Carolina Writers' Network 2015 Fall Conference Asheville, North Carolina

A weekend full of activities that include lunch and dinner banquets with readings, keynotes, tracks in several genres, open mic sessions, and the opportunity for one-on-one manuscript critiques with editors or agents. Conference faculty include professional writers from North Carolina and beyond.

A weekend full of activities that include lunch and dinner banquets with readings, keynotes, tracks in several genres, open mic sessions, and the opportunity for one-on-one manuscript critiques with editors or agents. Conference faculty include professional writers from North Carolina and beyond.

Lee Smith, New York Times bestselling author of Fair and Tender Ladies, The Last Girls, and most recently, Guests on Earth, will give the Keynote Address. Former NC Poet Laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer will be the featured guest at Saturday's luncheon, and Keith Flynn & the Holy Men will entertain at the Network Banquet on Saturday night.

Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Tina Barr, Christine Hale, Tommy Hays, Keith Flynn, Laura Hope-Gill, Jeremy B. Jones, Lee Smith, LC Fiore, Nicki Leone, Ella Kennen (Corvisiero Lit Agency), Neeti Madan (Sterling Lord Literistic)

Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children's literature 

Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville Biltmore
115 Hendersonville Rd.
Asheville
North Carolina, United States
28803

North Carolina Writers' Network

The North Carolina Writers' Network connects, promotes, and serves the writers of this state. We provide education in the craft and business of writing, opportunities for recognition and critique of literary work, resources for writers at all stages of development, support for and advocacy of the literary heritage of North Carolina, and a community for those who write.