COVID-19 updates: We are excited to announce that the 2021 Writers' Institute will take place April 8-11, 2021. See the UW–Madison Smart Restart website for information on how the university will welcome students back to campus in fall 2020.

Keynote Speaker Jess Lourey’s New Book is Available Now

Writers’ Institute Keynote Speaker Jess Lourey’s new book is now available.

Unspeakable Things is inspired by a terrifying true story from the author’s hometown, a heart-pounding novel of suspense about a small Minnesota community where nothing is as quiet – or as safe – as it seems.

Here’s a link for more information:

Join us on Friday of the 2020 conference for Jess’ Keynote and Master Class.