Here are the best writing conferences in the Midwest, according to our readers

The votes are in: Our readers have picked the best writing conference in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and North Dakota.

Here are the best writing conferences in the Midwest, according to our readers

Minnesota

Wordplay

Over 10,000 people showed up at “Minnesota’s largest celebration of readers, writers, and great books” in 2019 – and no wonder, since the event’s lineup included literary superstars like Stephen King, Amy Tan, Jericho Brown, and Kristen Arnett.

Where: Minneapolis

When: May 9, 2020

loft.org/wordplay

 

Missouri

Penned Con*

Attracting more than 1,000 attendees, this three-day conference is notable for donating 100 percent of its profits to Action for Autism.

Where: St. Louis

When: September 17-19, 2020

pennedcon.com