The students are anxious to learn, the faculty comes to teach, and the result is electrifying.“ “Midwest Writers Workshop is a very special place for writers.For a month-by-month list of conferences throughout the year see: Writing Conferences.(You will also find links to resources that can help you find conferences in your area on that page.)__________________________Fine Arts Work Center Summer Workshops (poetry, fiction, art, and creative nonfiction).You will also have a chance to pitch your work to agents, meet editors, and get to know your fellow writers.Conferences provide great opportunities to network, so make the most of your experience!We bring together top-notch authors and an industry professional to share their expertise with you with sessions on craft, including fiction, mystery, YA, nonfiction, poetry & more!Available Courses: Which course is calling your name?Join any time ~ Cost: The Building Blocks of a Great Novel: a 6-unit course taught by Dianne Drake (includes manuscript evaluation!) for beginning writers to help you discover all the key elements that will make your novel great.The registration fee, which includes most meals, is 5. This incredibly detailed, cutting-edge instruction has never before been available to writers, anywhere.”Your Guide to Graphic Novels 2019. Learn about the narrative style of this highly engaging format. The conference features workshops and craft classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as mentoring sessions with agents. “This writing event is a wonderful opportunity to get intense instruction over the course of one day, pitch a literary agent or editor (optional), get your questions answered, and more.”Hurston/Wright Summer Writers Workshop. For more than 20 years, the Hurston/Wright Summer Writers Workshop has offered a safe space for black writers in intensive workshop sessions and master classes.One-on-one manuscript consultations are available for an additional . Writers and writer/illustrators at any level welcome. Fiction writer Richard Russo will deliver the keynote. Workshops are led by award-winning writers who are influencing today’s literature.