Rutgers–New Brunswick Writers' Conference

On June 1 - 2, 2019, aspiring and established writers, agents, editors, and publishers will converge at the Rutgers Continuing Education Center at 300 Atrium Drive in Somerset, NJ for the 3rd Annual Rutgers–New Brunswick Writers' Conference! Enjoy keynote presentations from Amy Tan and Colum McCann, choose from concurrent sessions across six tracks, meet individually with agents, editors, and publishers, join a panel discussion on publishing options, and attend an evening reading event featuring famous authors. 

Why Attend?

Get Inspired

Be inspired by the personal stories of bestselling authors.

Find Your Voice

Move beyond the mechanics to find your unique voice.

Weigh Publishing Options

Meet with agents, editors, and publishers for advice on how to publish your work.

Market Your Work

Learn how to position yourself for success.


Compare notes with other writers, and form professional networks that will guide and sustain you in your craft.

Earn Credits

Pay Rutgers University–New Brunswick Summer Session tuition and fees and receive 1.5 credits for attending the conference. Register for the course Introduction to Literary Studies (01:358:206, section B6). View syllabus to read about additional requirements for the course.