Sunday, May 2, 2010


June: Dayton Christian Writers Guild Conference; Englewood, Ohio. Contact: Tina V. Toles, P.O. Box 251, Englewood OH 45322-2227; 937-836-6600; cell: 937-371-6083;;

June: Southern Christian Writers Conference; Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Contact: Joanne Sloan, P.O. Box 1106, Northport AL 35473; 205-333-8603; fax 205-339-4528;

June 2-4: Catholic Media Convention; New Orleans, Louisiana. Contact: Thomas P. Conway, 205 W. Monroe St., Ste. 470, Chicago IL 60606; 312-380-6789; fax 312-361-0256;; Sponsors an awards program. Editors and agents in attendance. Offers partial scholarships.

June 4-5: Annual Arkansas Writers Conference; Little Rock, Arkansas. Go to: Sponsors 30 contests: one entry fee covers all contests.

June 5: American Christian Writers Conference; Columbus, Ohio. Contact: Reg Forder,P.O. Box 110390, Nashville TN 37222; 1-800-21 WRITE;; Editors and agents sometimes in attendance.

June 6-9: Glen Eyrie Writers Conference – Get Re-Inspired; Colorado Springs, Colorado. Contact: Craig Dunham, 3820 N. 30th, Colorado Springs CO 80904; 800-944-4536;719-634-0808; Some editors and agents in attendance

June 9-12: Write-to-Publish Conference; Wheaton, Illinois (Chicago area). Contact: Lin Johnson, 9118 W. Elmwood Dr. #1G, Niles IL 60714-5820; 847-296-3964; fax 847-296-0754;; Offers a Freelance Career Track. Editors and agents in attendance. No scholarships.

June 9-12: Cedar Falls Christian Writers’ Workshop; Riverview Conference Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa. Contact: Jean Vaux, 1703 Sunnyside Dr., Cedar Falls IA 50613;319-277-7444; fax 319-277-1721;; Speakers include: Mark and Jeanette Littleton. No agents or editors in attendance. Offers full and partial scholarships. Attendance limited to 35.

June 11-12: American Christian Writers Conference; Grand Rapids, Michigan. Contact: Reg Forder, P.O. Box 110390, Nashville TN 37222; 1-800-21-WRITE;; Editors and agents sometimes in attendance.

June 11-12: Kentucky Christian Writers Conference; Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Contact:; Speaker: Virginia Smith.

June 11-13: Conference on Humor, Hope, and Healing; Silver Bay Conference Center, New York . Contact: The HUMOR Project, Inc., 10 Madison Ave., Saratoga Springs NY 12866; 518-587-8770;;

June 13 – July 30: Iowa Summer Writing Festival; University of Iowa/Iowa City, Iowa. Contact: Amy Margolis, C215 Seashore Hall, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA 52242-5000; 319-335-4160;; For these two months you can sign up for 1-week or week-end workshops on a variety of topics. Write for a catalog.

June 17-19: Write! Canada Writers Conference; Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Shannon Liebold, P.O. Box 28087, Waterloo, ON, N2L 6J8, Canada; 519-886-4196;; Offers an advanced track. Editors and agents in attendance. Offers full and partial scholarships.

June 17-21: Wesleyan Writers Conference; Middletown, Connecticut. Contact: Anne Greene, 294 High St., Rm. 207, Middletown CT 06459; 860-685-3604; fax 860-685-2441;; Includes an advanced track. Editors and agents in attendance.

June 21-26: Southeastern Writers Assn. Annual Conference; St. Simons Island, Georgia. Contact: Sheila Hudson, registrar, 161 Woodstone Dr., Athens GA 30605;; Editors and agents in attendance. Contests listed on Website.

June 22-26: St. Davids Christian Writers’ Conference; Grove City College; Grove City, Pennsylvania. Contact: Audrey Stallsmith, 87 Pines Rd. E., Hadley PA 16130-1019;724-253-2738;; Speakers: Jim Watkins, Virelle Kidder, and David Mills.

June 23-26: Speak Up with Confidence Seminar; Grand Rapids, Michigan. Contact: Carol Kent, 3141 Winged Foot Dr., Lakeland FL 33803-5437; toll-free 888-870-7719; 810-982-0898; fax 810-987-4163;; Offers speaking seminars: advanced and in small groups.

June 27-July 1: International Christian Retail Show; St. Louis, Missouri. Contact: Scott Graham, Box 62000, Colorado Springs CO 80962-2000; toll-free 800-252-1950; 719-265-9895; fax 719-272-3510;; This is not an open event; entrance badges available only through bookstores or Christian book publishers.

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