The Quills Conference

Thu, Aug 23
  • Presented By: League of Utah Writers
  • at: Marriott University Park
  • 480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
The Quills Conference is an Intermountain West professional writer’s weekend. Come learn from industry professionals what you need to be successful in writing and publishing. This two-day event is packed with presentations on poetry, prose, and screenwriting as well as marketing, and publishing. The University Marriott will host this year’s event which includes keynote speakers Tim Dorsey and Maria V. Snyder.Pitch to agents from Inkwell Literary and Nelson Literary and acquisition editors from publisherssuch as Omnium Gatherum, Crooked Lane, North Star Editions (Flux and Jolly Fish Press imprints), Shadow Mountain, Big World Network, Immortal Works, and The Wild Rose Press. The Quills Conference is also a great place to network with out of town authors like J.H. Moncrieff, Maxwell Alexander Drake, James A. Hunter, and Aaron Michael Ritchie. Local authors abound with appearances by Lisa Mangum, Lance Larsen, Charlie N. Holmberg, Megan Ashley, Johnny Worthen, Blake Casselman, and Bryan Young. Don’t miss your chance to learn from these amazing people!Whether you’re interested in learning craft on fiction, screenwriting, non-fiction, or poetry, networking with authors, or landing an agent, the Quills Conference has it all! Join us August 24thand 25th, with a special prequel on the 23rd.The prestigious Quill Awards will be announced at the Saturday Awards Banquet.Since 1935, The League of Utah Writers has been a nonprofit organization supporting aspiring writers of all ages, styles, and experience. It offers outreach, education, contests, conferences, classes, and other events. With more than two dozen chapters throughout Utah, from Logan to St. George, it is the state’s oldest and largest writing community.

Event Info

  • Presented By: League of Utah Writers
  • Dates: August 23, 2018
  • Location: Marriott University Park
  • Address: 480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
  • Time: 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM

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