The 8th annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference will be the first literary conclave ever to explore the myriad ways in which journalists and authors crisscross the murky terrain between fiction, nonfiction and other genres.
Featured keynote speakers are:
The conference will be at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center in Grapevine. Conference seating is limited. A $20 discount is available to participants who register by April 11. Conference registration includes all speaker sessions as well as several meals. Full conference registration fees are:
Individual tickets are available to guests of conference attendees and the general public for Friday, Saturday and Sunday keynote events.
Conference participants may enter the Mayborn's national writing competition and earn a coveted spot in a Mayborn Writing Workshop. Cash prizes totaling $15,000 and a book contract will be awarded through the conference's manuscript and narrative/essay writing competition.
The 2012 conference will also host a special panel comprised of Little, Brown and Company’s top nonfiction editor and four prominent literary agents who will unveil the mystery of writing, editing and publishing for the literary market.
Other speakers include:
- Leslie Wimmer, News Promotions
Posted on: Mon 09 April 2012