The full conference fee of $475 includes all sessions, Saturday night banquet, one
manuscript evaluation, and break refreshments.
No rebate is given if you do not attend the banquet.
The daily fee of $135 includes all sessions for that day, one manuscript evaluation,
and break refreshments.
Early registration through April 1: Save $25/full conference or $5/day
Alumni: Save $25/full conference or $5/day
Add $25/full conference or $10/day
Second manuscript evaluation: $25
Full conference, per person: double or triple room with all meals, $310; single room with all meals, $395.
Includes Tuesday through Saturday nights and Tuesday dinner through Sunday breakfast (except Saturday dinner).
Daily rate with no meals, per person (two nights minimum stay): double room, $75/night;
single room, $90/night.
If you're arriving on Tuesday, check-in is from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. only.
You must preregister to reserve a campus room.
For commuters and people staying on campus for less than the full conference.
Lunches and Wednesday-Friday dinners: $75
All meals Tuesday dinner through Sunday breakfast (except Saturday dinner): $125
Individual meal tickets: breakfast, $7.75; lunch, $10.75; dinner, $12.25
Banquet for daily conferee/spouse/friend: $35 each
Cancellations before May 24 will receive a full refund minus a $75 administrative fee.
Emergency cancellations after that date will be evaluated on an individual basis.
If people donate to the scholarship fund, a limited amount of money will be available for conference
fees but not room and meals. These partial scholarships are open to both alumni and first-timers. To be
considered for a scholarship, submit an essay to describe your current writing projects and
goals, tell why you want to attend this conference, and tell why you need a scholarship.
Follow these guidelines:
You will be notified only if you receive a scholarship, as funds are available.
- Maximum of 800 words.
- Include your name, address, and email address at the top.
- Copy your essay into the body of an email message. Do not send it as an attachment.
- Email your submission to
scholarships @ writetopublish.com
between February 15 and April 15; put "WTP Partial Scholarship" in the subject line.
Arts Councils Grants
State and regional arts organizations often offer grants that may be used to attend writers
conferences. Find your state's art commission at
National Endowment for the Arts gives grants for travel and learning as a writer. Go to
To fund conference expenses, find your state's art commission at
Your local church may provide some help for you to attend the conference.
Work scholarships are available for people who can provide airport transportation for faculty
and staff members. Check the registration page
for more information.