The Emerging Writers Festival aims to celebrate, educate, and inspire emerging writers over three days of free and low-cost literary arts programming. Not a writer? Never fear! The festival also features events for readers and book lovers, like free public author readings and a book fair. Mix and match panels, classes, and readings for your best bookish weekend.
Festival attendees can gain practical tools at business of publishing panels, create new work in generative writing workshops, and network with other members of the literary community. The goal of the festival is to connect emerging writers to new opportunities and skills so that they may sustainably grow their career - and life - in the arts. Join us and learn something new about the book business, kickstart your writing practice, or get a book signed by your new favorite author.