Annual Conference on Creative Writing

Sunday, May 19 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Benerd College, 110C, 117, 118
Corner of Kensington Way and Dave Brubeck Way, Stockton, CA

Join us for an information-packed three-day conference on Creative Writing at the University of the Pacific's beautiful main campus in Stockton on the weekend of May 17-19, 2019.

Catriona McPherson, born in Scotland, will be the Keynote Speaker at the Banquet Friday evening, May 17.  Her Dandy Gilver historical mysteries have won numerous awards, including two Agathas, and her contemporary novels have won two Anthony awards and been Edgar and Mary Higgins Clark finalists.

Over 20 Interactive workshops and presentations will cover all aspects and genres of creative writing, from brainstorming techniques to submitting work for publication, writing creative nonfiction articles for publication to writing children's books, murder mysteries, science fiction, etc., as well as advice on marketing and publicizing your work. 

Contact Scott Evans for additional information 530.902.0026.








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Research and Scholarship


Students, Faculty, Staff, University Community, General Public




$240/per person; club members $120

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