作家的节 & 会议
At the end of every January cattle people, 农村人, 诗人, 音乐家, 设备制造商, 西方的爱好者, and urbanites tired of the teeming city, 聚集在埃尔, 内华达. From Saturday to Saturday the town welcomes visitors from everywhere to the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering – a jubilee of conversation, 唱歌, 跳舞, 伟大的帽子和靴子, 故事, 笑和哭, 大的牛排, 不断的押韵, and a galloping cadence that keeps time for a solid week.
这 会议由 内华达南部的作家. 研讨会 and presentations will cover the craft of writing for any publishing media, as well as the art of getting published in the new mixed media of contemporary publishing. There will be 编辑器, 代理, and published authors. Meet the people who are getting fiction to the people in 2013! There will be an informal cocktail party on Thursday evening, 主题演讲午餐, 以及各种各样的工作坊. 和, it’s in Fabulous Downtown Las Vegas 内华达. Conference Pre-Registration Registration is just $250.00 until July 31st, 2013 – a savings of $75 off of the regular price of $325. 和, if that’s not enough to get you to register early, consider that pitch sessions with our 代理 and 编辑器 will be scheduled in the order in which registrations occur. The sooner you register, the greater your chance of pitching to your agent or editor of choice!
参加编写专业人士, 代理, 出版商, industry experts and your colleagues for three days in exciting Las Vegas, 内华达 as they share their knowledge of all aspects of the writer’s craft. One of the great charms of the 拉斯维加斯作家大会 is its intimacy. Registration is limited to 150 attendees so there’s always plenty of one-on-one time with the faculty. There are formal pitch sessions, 面板, workshops, and 研讨会. The faculty is also available throughout the conference for informal discussions and advice. Plus, you’re bound to meet a few new friends. 研讨会, 研讨会, and expert 面板 will take you through writing in many genres including fiction, 创造性的非小说, 电影剧本创作, 诗歌, 新闻, 和商务写作. 会有很多Q&A 面板 for you to ask the experts all your questions.
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators 会议 & 撤退
The SCBWI acts as a network for the exchange of knowledge between writers, 插图画家, 编辑器, 出版商, 代理, 图书馆员, 教育工作者, booksellers and others involved with literature for young people. It serves as a consolidated voice for professional writers and 插图画家 the world over. 作为一个统一的整体, the SCBWI acts as a powerful force to effect important changes within the field of children’s literature, 推广新的版权法例, equitable treatment of authors and artists, 公平的合同条款. 目前有超过22个,全球000名成员, in over 70 regional chapters writing and illustrating in all genres for young readers from board books to young adult (YA) novels, making it the largest children’s writing organization in the world.
Every summer since 1969 the Squaw Valley Community of Writers 研讨会 has brought together 诗人 and prose writers for separate weeks of workshops, 个人的会议, 讲座, 面板, readings and discussions of the craft and the business of writing. At this workshop you will work with some of the best writers of our times. To learn more about these workshops held in Squaw Valley–which is located about an hour from Reno, 内华达州——看上面列出的网站.
Truckee Meadows Community College Writers Conference
Whether it’s preserving your family history, starting that novel or putting your manuscript into the hands of an agent, the TMCC Writers’ Conference will give you the information and contacts you need to further your literary goals. Started in 1990, this event is held in the spring in Reno, 内华达.
The 拉斯维加斯谷图书节 is a cooperative effort of the 内华达 Humanities Committee, Henderson District Public Libraries and the City of Henderson Department of Parks and Recreation. The Book Festival includes the following:• Three days of readings, 讲座 and panel discussions• An opportunity to meet favorite authors – or discover new ones• Keynote 讲座 by nationally-known writers• Showcase for young and promising writers • Book signings and film screenings• 研讨会 for aspiring writers of all ages• Over 40 booksellers and other vendors
美国西部作家协会., was founded in 1953 to promote the literature of the American West and bestow Spur Awards for distinguished writing in the Western field. The founders were largely authors who wrote traditional Western fiction, but the organization swiftly expanded to include historians and other nonfiction authors, 年轻的成年人和浪漫作家, and writers interested in regional history. Today it has over 600 成员 who write everything from mainstream fiction to local history. Its annual convention occurs each June. 的约定, 成员, 客人, 编辑器, and 代理 gather together to renew friendships, 做生意, 参加小组, 进行实地考察, and conduct the organization’s business. Each convention concludes with the Spur Awards banquet, the moment when the WWA honors those who win the coveted awards. WWA actively helps its 成员 promote their books and articles, and aggressively promotes the literature of the American West, which it considers this country’s unique contribution to world literature.