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Ridgefield Writers Conference
Now celebrating its fifth consecutive year, the Ridgefield Writers Conference returns to a full line-up with a Friday evening reading and a networking reception followed by a full day on Saturday of workshops, panels, breakout sessions, and a keynote address by acclaimed author Carlos Eire. The conference takes place at the Ridgefield Library on Friday, Sept. 22, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Ridgefield Writers Conference is hosted and co-sponsored by the Ridgefield Library and Words for Words.
The conference kicks off Friday evening, Sept. 22, with readings and an author Q&A panel featuring renowned memoirist Peter Selgin, bestselling author Jamie Cat Callan and award-winning novelist Pete Nelson. The reading includes a wine and cheese networking reception and is free and open to conference attendees and to members of the general public.
The conference fee is $195. An education discount rate of $150 may be available to students and faculty. Applicants should provide a one-page sample of their best work in the chosen genre. To apply to attend the conference contact Adele Annesi at 203-894-1908 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the conference website at ridgefieldwritersconference.blogspot.com. LLC.