Secure your seat at the table now! Registration closes Tuesday, April 10

Your fee includes goodies

Registration for our full conference is $375. This fee includes instruction, morning continental breakfast Friday and Saturday, and Sunday coffee/tea.

If you wish to attend on Friday OR Saturday ONLY, the fee is $275. This fee includes instruction and morning continental breakfast on the day of your choice.

Master Classes, Agent Q & As, Pitches, Writing Doctor appointments, practice pitch sessions, and critiques are extra; please see the registration form. You must be enrolled for the conference in order to attend Master Classes, to pitch, or to enter the contest.

How to register—2 steps

Step 1. Decide on your conference attendance, plus other options listed on the registration form and via this list

Step 2. Mail, phone, fax, or online:

  • Mail to:
  • UW-Extension Registrations, Writers’ Institute
  • Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
  • Call:
  • 608-262-2451 (TDD 265-2370) or 800-725-9692
  • Fax:
  • 608-265-3163 or toll-free 800-741-7416
  • Must include payments by credit card.
  • List credit card type, number, and expiration date.
  • Online:
  • Click below to register online!

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for the 2018 Writers’ Institute closes online and via phone on Tuesday April 10th at midnight Central Time. Don’t worry; you can still register in person and walk-in at the Registration desk at the Madison Concourse Hotel on Thursday, April 12th, from 1:30 to 7:30PM, Friday, April 13th from 7:30AM until 3:00PM and again on Saturday, April 14th from 7:30AM until Noon.

Changes to agent pitches and practice pitches will be available during the Friday and Saturday registration times also.


Writers’ Institute Cancellation Policy:

If you need to cancel, you may do so without penalties until midnight on April 6th, 2018. After that time, cancellations will be assessed a $20 administrative fee. Please call 608-262-2451 or 800-725-9692 for assistance.

Please advise us as soon as possible if you have a disability and require accommodations. Requests are confidential.