Thank you for your interest in the Southwest Valley Writers Conference. We are please to announce our 2016 Schedule of speakers.
8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am -10:00 am Keynote Speaker: Amy Silverman, Riding the Wave
10:10 am – 11:10 am Breakout Sessions:
Sonoran Room: Deborah Ledford, Contemporary Storytelling: Demystifying the Formats
Mojave Room: Valerie Bandura, Who’s Who Now: A Look at the Changing Landscape of Contemporary American Poetry
11:20 – 12:20
Sonoran Room: Tina Radcliffe, The Art of the Short Story
Mojave Room: Laura Truman & Jesse Caufield, They Say Write What You Know: What If That Isn’t Enough?
12:20 – 1:20 Meet your next favorite book, Networking Luncheon
You will receive a new complimentary book with your registration and have the opportunity to either keep your book or exchange it with someone else during this luncheon.
1:20 – 2:20
Sonoran Room: Drew Eastmead, How to Blog and Earn Money in a Google World
Mojave Room: Deena Remiel, Ready, Set, Write!
2:30 – 3:30
Sonoran Room: Terry Greene Sterling, Wire Your Writing
Mojave Room: Karen Grove, Iain Lundy & Patricia L. Brooks, Panel Discussion: All the Questions You’ve Ever Had about Publishing…But Didn’t Know Who to Ask
3:30 Book signing