IWWG Summer Writers Conference 2019: Writing the Body: Voice, Art, and Craft in a Changing World

  • Friday, July 12, 2019
  • 2:00 PM
  • Friday, July 19, 2019
  • 10:00 AM
  • Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

Registration

  • Special rate ends January 31, 2019. Includes a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area OR, if you choose, a double room with a shared bath. Seven nights, twenty meals, Opening Night, workshops, critiques, open readings, book fairs, and special activities.
  • Special rate ends January 31, 2019. Seven nights, twenty meals, Opening Night, workshops, critiques, open readings, book fairs, and special activities.
  • Special rate ends January 31, 2019. Includes 3 nights (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, in a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area), 9 meals (Friday dinner through Monday lunch), the Opening Night event, and workshops on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
  • Special rate ends January 31, 2019. Includes 4 nights (Monday through Thursday, in a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area), 12 meals (Monday lunch through Friday breakfast), the Closing Night event, and workshops on Monday through Thursday. Check in Monday morning, July 15, and check out Friday, July 19 by 10:00 AM.
  • Includes all workshops and activities for all 8 days, Friday, July 12, through Friday, July 19. Meals not included, but breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be purchased onsite.
  • Includes all workshops and activities for that day, plus the Opening Night and Closing Night events. Meals not included, but breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be purchased onsite.
  • Includes a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area OR, if you choose, a double room with a shared bath. Seven nights, twenty meals, workshops, critiques, open readings, book fairs, and special activities.
  • Seven nights, twenty meals, workshops, critiques, open readings, book fairs, and special activities.
  • Includes 3 nights (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, in a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area), 9 meals (Friday dinner through Monday lunch), the Opening Night event, and workshops on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
  • Includes 4 nights (Monday through Thursday, in a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area), 12 meals (Monday lunch through Friday breakfast), the Closing Night event, and workshops on Monday through Thursday. Check in Monday morning, July 15, and check out Friday, July 19 by 10:00 AM.
  • Includes all workshops and activities for all 8 days, Friday, July 12, through Friday, July 19. Meals not included, but breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be purchased onsite.
  • Includes all workshops and activities for that day, plus the Opening Night and Closing Night events. Meals not included, but breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be purchased onsite.
  • Includes a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area OR, if you choose, a double room with a shared bath. Seven nights, twenty meals, workshops, critiques, open readings, book fairs, and special activities.
  • Includes 3 nights (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, in a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area), 9 meals (Friday dinner through Monday lunch), the Opening Night event, and workshops on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
  • Includes 4 nights (Monday through Thursday, in a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area), 12 meals (Monday lunch through Friday breakfast), the Closing Night event, and workshops on Monday through Thursday. Check in Monday morning, July 15, and check out Friday, July 19 by 10:00 AM.
  • Includes 4 nights (Monday through Thursday, in a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area), 12 meals (Monday lunch through Friday breakfast), the Closing Night event, and workshops on Monday through Thursday. Check in Monday morning, July 15, and check out Friday, July 19 by 10:00 AM.
  • Includes all workshops and activities for that day, plus the Opening Night and Closing Night events. Meals not included, but breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be purchased onsite.
  • Includes a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area OR, if you choose, a double room with a shared bath. Seven nights, twenty meals, workshops, critiques, open readings, book fairs, and special activities.
  • Includes 3 nights (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, in a single room in a suite of four singles with a shared bath, kitchenette, and sitting area), 9 meals (Friday dinner through Monday lunch), the Opening Night event, and workshops on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
  • Includes all workshops and activities for all 8 days, Friday, July 12, through Friday, July 19. Meals not included, but breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be purchased onsite.

Register

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"This conference, with all these strong, inspiring women, served to remind me that it doesn’t matter what else is going on; I am always going to be valuable, strong, someone who writes worthwhile things, who has a voice that needs to be heard and will not be silenced."

  • Our 42nd year of coming together!
  • Over two dozen workshops ranging from three to six days in length and spanning fiction, poetry, memoir, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, playwriting, writing as performance, social justice, multi-genre, and mixed media
  • Critique sessions in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction
  • A multimedia open studio on Monday night
  • Two book fairs 
  • Nightly open readings

NOTE:  All workshops run for 90 minutes each day, Saturday through Thursday, and are open to all, unless otherwise indicated. You do not need to select your workshop preferences ahead of the conference (unless you wish to attend one of the advanced seminars; see those descriptions for information on applying). During the conference, we encourage you to sample: you may attend any workshop on any day; our faculty generally design their workshops such that each session is a self-contained unit of learning.

Workshop Descriptions and Presenter Bios, click here.

For Travel Options to Muhlenberg College, click here.

**Registration & Cancellation/Refund Policy**

June 28:  Last day to register for package that includes campus housing.

After June 28:  Only Commuter registration is available.

Cancellation (in writing) on or before May 28:  Conference registration will be refunded in full, minus a $75 administrative fee. In In lieu of a refund, you may substitute, by arrangement with The Guild, someone to attend in your place.

Cancellation after May 28:  Conference registration is nonrefundable in full. The cancellation/refund policy will not be waived.