2017 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference Registration Underway

As of November 1, 2016, registrations are being accepted for the 2017 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference.

Whether you’re new to writing, and seeking an inspirational environment to create new work; looking for advanced post-MFA revision workshops; or simply desire to renew and recharge yourself in a writing retreat, the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference gives you the craft and connections to make breakthroughs in your work.

Artistic Director Sam Ligon (pictured) and Centrum Program Manager Jordan Hartt have lined up a faculty that we know you’ll love. You can learn all about them and their core Conference sessions on our faculty page.


Sayantani Dasgupta
“The Techniques of Creative Nonfiction”

Priscilla Long
“Writing Creative Nonfiction/Memoir.”

Melissa Febos
“Personal Matters: Pushing the Boundaries of First-Person Nonfiction”


Mark Doty

Dana Levin
“Poetry and the Unconscious”

Erin Belieu
“Visioning and Revisioning”

Alexandra Teague
“Next Year’s Words Await Another Voice”: Finding Each Poem’s Voice


Kathryn Trueblood
“Turning Life into Fiction”

Sam Ligon
“Novel Beginnings: Clocks and Promises”

Dan Chaon
“Dreaming Awake: A Generative Fiction-Writing Workshop”

We’ll have much more to come, so stay tuned….


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