Sewanee Writers' Conference

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Andrew Hudgins signs bookRichard Bausch, Dan O'Brien and Lee Blessing chat with attendeesWoman sitting at tableSparrow on crenellated wallTwo attendees discuss day's events

For over two decades, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference has helped talented writers better understand their craft, learning from the best minds in the industry.

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From Our Blog

A Fellow Perspective: Catherine Staples

Adam L. Latham

Special thanks to Walter E. Dakin Fellow Catherine Staples for sharing her experience at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. Much of what we do as writers we do alone, to the tick of our home clocks, guided by writers with whom we mostly keep company on the page. But all of…

A Fellow Perspective: Andrew Malan Milward

Adam L. Latham

Special thanks to Walter E. Dakin Fellow Andrew Malan Milward for sharing his experience at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. Sewanee ruined my life. Wait, let me clarify. Attending the Sewanee Writers’ Conference was one of the most amazing experiences of my life. I feel boundless gratitude for the opportunity. What’s…

A Fellow Perspective: Jamie Quatro

Adam L. Latham

Special thanks to Father William Ralston Fellow Jamie Quatro for sharing her experience at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. I first attended the Conference in the summer of 2011 as a Georges and Anne Borchardt Scholar in fiction. What a summer. Barry Hannah had passed away the previous year, and Sewanee…