WHEN April 12-15, 2018 Thursday-Sunday
WHERE Madison, Wisconsin

Register by March 13 and save $50 with our Early-Bird discount, or Bring a Friend to the conference and save $35 each (this limited offer is only available through Jan 9th 2018).

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The Midwest's Premier Writing Conference

4 days of education, entertainment, and writing inspiration

Welcome. The UW-Madison Writers’ Institute is now in its 29th year. Much of its success has to do with you – our writing community. Many of our writers have attended previous Writers’ institutes, or, are part of our online and in-person classes. Some of our writers attend our other events – the Write By The Lake Retreat and our Weekend With Your Novel fall event – still others attend our one day classes or look to our writing staff for critiques of their writing.

No matter what the level of involvement, we are all part of this common unity of writers. At no other time during the year do we find so many of us joining together for an extended weekend that encourages us to explore our craft, prefect our pitching and marketing abilities, and share our goals and wishes with others. Read more...

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