2020 Pamlico Writers Conference

  • 03 Apr 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • 04 Apr 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Turnage Theater
  • 84

Registration

  • Registration for the Friday Night Heart of the Pamlico Poet Laureate with Keynote Speech and reception.
  • Registration for Friday night Heart of Pamlico Poet Laureate with Keynote Speech and reception, as well as Saturday's conference. Includes access to all sessions and all meals.
  • Registration for Pamlico Writers Group members for both the Friday night Heart of Pamlico Poet Laureate with Keynote Speech and reception, as well as the Saturday conference. Includes access to all sessions and all meals.

Register

Join us for our annual writers’ conference and the second Heart of Pamlico Poet Laureate competition.  This year’s theme, Writers Blocks: Building Your Vision, allows writers to custom build their workshop agendas to suit their own creative vision and goals.  Learn from published authors, university professors, and other successful creative professionals on a multitude of topics.  This is a can’t miss networking opportunity for our region!

Friday Night-- Heart of the Pamlico Poet Laureate & Keynote Speaker

The finalists of the Heart of the Pamlico Poet Laureate Competition will be recognized and provide readings, and the winner will be named and awarded. The opening night also features a reception and the 2020 keynote speech provided by North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green.  The Friday night reception and keynote is also open to the public.  Admission for Friday night only is $10 either by online registration or by cash at the door. 

Saturday-- Pamlico Writers Conference Sessions

Saturday features multiple sessions on writing craft, an on-stage interview with Jaki Shelton Green, author signing in the gallery, open mic session, and an award presentation and recognition of poet Marty Silverthorne.

Six workshops are featured in two break-out sessions.  Attendees are able to choose from workshops for beginners, advanced writers, poets, and published authors looking to advance their career.  The conference will also feature a breakfast reception and lunch.


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