Here are the best writing conferences in the South Central U.S., according to our readers

The votes are in: Our readers have picked the best writing conference in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Here are the best writing conferences in the South Central U.S., according to our readers

Louisiana

Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival*

One of the most famous literary festivals in the country, this annual five-day event celebrates the life and work of Tennessee Williams while also supporting the work of modern-day writers.

Where: New Orleans

When: March 25-29, 2020

tennesseewilliams.net

Mississippi

Mississippi Writers Guild Conference*

This two-date event offers a full lineup of workshops, keynote speakers, and professional critique opportunities.

Where: TBD for 2020

When: July (2020 dates pending)

mississippiwritersguild.com