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Why Attend?

Get Inspired

Be inspired by the personal stories of bestselling authors.

Find Your Voice

Move beyond the mechanics of writing to find your unique voice.

Weigh Publishing Options

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

Market Your Writing

Learn how to position yourself for success. Pitch your ideas and receive feedback.


Compare notes with writers, publishers, and agents. Form professional networks that will guide and sustain you in your craft.

Earn College 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.