Writer's Digest Conference
What's your next chapter?
Take control of your writing career, hone your craft and fuel your creative fire at Writer’s Digest Annual Conference, brought to you by the editors of the industry’s most trusted source for writing advice and insight for more than 90 years—Writer’s Digest.
With more than 50 Agents and Editors participating in the Pitch Slam and dozens of insightful Sessions led by industry experts and successful writers, Writer’s Digest Annual Conference is an unprecedented opportunity to advance your career and improve your practice.
Connect with many of publishing's most respected and knowledgeable writers, agents and editors— including veteran agent and publishing icon, Larry Kirshbaum.
Pick the program track that's right for you. Choose to focus on self-publishing, platform and promotion, how to get published or simply, how to write better.
Embrace a new enthusiasm for your work with the help of our roster of renowned speakers, including bestselling authors Harlan Coben, Kimberla Lawson-Roby, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Dani Shapiro, Cheryl St. John, Dan Hampton, and Barry Lyga. Hear from working writers who’ll candidly share both their everyday struggles and their career triumphs.
Whether learning from the inspirational keynotes or the engaging speakers in individual sessions, you’ll feel affirmed and energized by this year’s remarkable lineup.
From the informal get-togethers, to the numerous opportunities each session offers to connect with its speakers, to the Conference’s signature Pitch Slam (available to Pitch Slam/Basic Conference Package registrants), you’ll establish real connections with both your fellow writers and industry insiders.