Conference Application 2018

Ridgefield Writers Conference 2018 Application (04152018)
Co-sponsored and hosted by the Ridgefield Library
Founded and co-sponsored by Word for Words, LLC

Date and Time:
Friday, September 21, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Ridgefield Library
472 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA

Contact Information:
Name ________________________________________________________
Home Phone (_______)__________________________________________
Street Address _________________________________________________
City, State, ZIP _________________________________________________
Mobile (________)______________________________________________
Website ______________________________________________________
Email ________________________________________________________

Seminar Options: Please indicate your first choice of an author/editor seminar-workshop and an alternate. For complete information, visit Ridgefield Writers Conference:

(FILLED) Inspiring the Imagination for Nonfiction and Fiction for Young Readers
Pete Nelson (Author, Nonfiction and Fiction)
Tamar Mays (Editor, HarperCollins)

(FILLED) Inspiring the Imagination for Nonfiction, Creative Nonfiction and Memoir
Sonya Huber (Author, Nonfiction, Creative Nonfiction, Memoir)
Colin Hosten (Editor, Disney Publications)

(FILLED) Inspiring the Imagination for Short and Long Fiction
Chris Belden (Author, Short and Long Fiction)
Adele Annesi (Editor, WordforWords)

Registration Includes:
§ Introduction by Ridgefield Library
§ Welcome by Ridgefield Writers Conference
§ Keynote address on the topic of inspiration and author reading by acclaimed author Rachel Basch
§ Readings by guest authors Pete Nelson and Sonya Huber
§ Wine and cheese reception with attendees, authors and guest publisher Woodhall Press
§ Agent query
§ Moderated Q&A panel with agent, authors and editors
§ Choice of one author/editor breakout seminar-workshop

Application Process: To apply, please complete the application. Conference participation is limited, and acceptance is based on the order in which the application is received and payment of the $25 registration fee.

Agent Query: After the conference, the agent will consider a one-page query letter describing the attendee’s submission. The query can be emailed to the agent with “Ridgefield Writers Conference” in the subject line. More information will be available at the event.

Payment: The registration fee is $25 for the evening. Please make checks payable to Word for Words (not Ridgefield Writers Conference).

·         Via email at Word for Words
·         Via mail at Word for Words, LLC, 12 Abbott Avenue, Ridgefield, CT 06877

How did you hear of us?

For Questions: Email Word for Words or call 203.894.1908. Or visit Ridgefield Writers Conference.

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