Four Corners Writer’s Conference

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University of New Mexico at Gallup, Gallup, New Mexico. Gallup is located on historic Route 66 and has been designated an state arts community.

Admission Fees

$185 for standard registration, $75 for non-UNM students and $50 for UNM students. Fees includes all workshops and events, including meals and an awards banquet.


New Mexico Centennial Poet Laureate Levi Romero is among the notable authors headlining the Four Corners Writer’s Conference, Oct. 2-4, 2014, at the University of New Mexico’s Gallup branch campus.

Joining Romero are poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, fiction author Inez Ross, and poet/fiction author Laura Tohe. The three-day event will feature readings and workshops by these and other successful authors and members of the national writing community, including publishers and literary agents.

Romero will lead off the conference with a reading and reception Thursday on the UNM-Gallup campus. That event is free and open to the public. Other authors include:

UNM-Gallup Four Corners Writers Conference
Schedule of Events

Community Reading and Opening Reception with Levi Romero, New Mexico Centennial Poet Laureate

Inez Ross, Novelist
Sandi Ault, Southwest Mystery Novelist and Wildlife Author
John W. Byram, Director, University of New Mexico Press
Chantelle Aimée (Osman) is President and Founder of A Twist of Karma Entertainment
Kirsten Johanna Allen & Mark Bailey, Co-Publishers, Torrey House Press
Sandra Bond, founder, Bond literary Agency
Writing for Ear as Well as for the Eye – SandraDorr
It’s a Mystery – Chantelle Aimee
Writing the West – Johnny D. Boggs
Creative Non-fiction, Fiction, and Humor – Robert Natiello
Short Fiction – Led by Heidi Naylor
Creative Non-fiction – Led by Robert Spiegel
Poetry Workshop – Led by Kenneth Weene
Travel & History Writing – JoAnn Roe
Songs and Stories: A Songwriting and Writing Workshop – David Berkeley
Keynote Speaker – Jimmy Santiago Baca
Non-fiction writing — Larry Greenly
Poetry — Carmela Lanza
NY Times Bestselling Author Michael Stackpole on Screenwriting and agents
Torrey House Press Co-publishers Johanna Allen and Mark Bailey
Poetry readings by Gloria Dyc, Carmela Lanza, Clara Dyer
Non-fiction: Essays and More — Robert Natiello
Reading by Laura Tohe
Sessions on mystery writing and other genres.

Contact Information

Conference Director Prof. Robert Galin can be reached at (505) 726-6313 or (970) 394-4375


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