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Ridgefield Writers Conference Kicks Off

Ridgefield Writers Conference Kicks Off

September 22, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield

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, LLC.    

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 a.annesi@sbcglobal.net or visit the conference website at ridgefieldwritersconference.blogspot.com.

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.

Registration for the Friday evening portion of the conference is requested but not required at ridgefieldlibrary.org.



Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut
287 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810

Tel 203.798.0760


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