Here are the best writing conferences in the Great Lakes region, according to our readers

The votes are in: Our readers have picked the best writing conference in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.

Here are the best writing conferences in the Great Lakes region, according to our readers

Note: An asterisk (*) indicates a previous winner in our survey. Find all of the 2020 conference winners here

 

Illinois

Let’s Just Write! An Uncommon Writers Conference*

The third-annual Let’s Just Write! conference promises appearances from keynote speaker Elizabeth Berg, award-winning author Jacquelyn Mitchard, and bestselling historical fiction author Renée Rosen.

Where: Chicago

When: March 21-22, 2020

chicagowrites.org

 

Indiana

Midwest Writers Workshop

This multifaceted conference pairs two days of craft sessions with a one day of intensive workshop sessions on career platform, manuscript critiques, nonfiction book proposals, and more. 

Where: Muncie

When: July 23-25, 2020

midwestwriters.org