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Write Better. Get Published.
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August 12 – 14, 2016

Opening KeynoteKwame Alexander

Opening Keynote
Kwame Alexander

New York Times Bestselling Author of The Crossover; Booked; He Said, She Said

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Central KeynoteDavid Baldacci

Central Keynote
David Baldacci

Global #1 Bestselling Author of Absolute Power; Memory Man; The Escape

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Closing KeynoteEmily St. John Mandel

Closing Keynote
Emily St. John Mandel

New York Times bestselling author of Station Eleven; The Singer's Gun

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Write Better. Get Published. Build Your Network. The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference offers everything you need to advance creatively and professionally as a writer—no matter what stage of your career. And it’s all brought to you by Writer’s Digest, the experts at nurturing and developing new writers for more than 90 years.

“You’re never going to call yourself an aspiring dentist or an aspiring plumber. You’re a writer!” DIY Inspiration from Gabriela Pereira

In a rut? Ideas not flowing? Notebook blank? I‘d recommend talking to Gabriela Pereira to fix that. By the end of our freewheeling, fast-moving conversation about the brand-new DIY MFA program at the upcoming Writer’s Digest Annual Conference, I felt considerably more confident, energetic and excited to be a writer.

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Find out How to Pitch—and What Agents are Looking For

Writer’s Digest and the Manuscript Wish List team are coming together to help you get pitch-ready. If you’re headed to Writer’s Digest Annual Conference this summer, put these dates in your calendar:

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