Whether your goal is direct feedback on your work from a top-tier agent or editor, or simply to elevate your craft and enjoy the camaraderie of a literary community, the SDSU Writers' Conference is for you. Enjoy three full days of breakout sessions in genre- and career-focused tracks, interactive events, an exciting lineup of literary luminaries, and networking opportunities galore.

Join Us for the SDSU Writers' Conference: Jan. 31–Feb. 2, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley

Register now to secure the Early-Bird Fee of $529; discount is applied at checkout.

Editor and agent appointment registration is now available.

Visit the Program Schedule & Speakers page for our lineup of renowned keynote speakers, authors, faculty, and workshops. Please watch for continued updates.

Reasons to Attend

  • Meet award-winning, best-selling and thrilling keynote speakers.
  • Choose from dozens of workshops.
  • Get direct feedback on your writing from top-tier editors and agents.
  • Network with agents, editors, authors and fellow writers.
  • Make 2019 your year to break through to publication.

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For the joy of writing! Whether you're a beginning writer or a published professional, the San Diego State University Writers' Conference is for you. This conference is designed to help every writer at every level. Learn how to improve your writing skills, develop your marketing awareness, and meet one-on-one with top editors and agents to facilitate the next step in your publishing career.

Course Date(s)
January 31 - February 2