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

The votes are in: Our readers have picked the best writing conference in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.

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

 

Texas

The Dallas-Fort Worth Writers Conference (DWFCon)*

In addition to organizing craft classes, lectures, and workshops, this weekend conference also offers access to a number of agents, including a “Query Gong” game show in which agents sound a gong when they’d stop reading a writer’s query (and then explain what was a turn-off).

Where: Hurst

When: June 13-14, 2020

dfwcon.org

Utah

Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers (WIFYR)

Designed to be a “mini Masters of Fine Arts program” in writing (or illustrating) for non-adult readers, this five-day workshop divides its itinerary between small-group writing workshops and afternoon classes led by experts.

Where: Draper

When: June 8-12, 2020

wifyr.com