Sewanee Writers' Conference



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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2015 Sewanee Writers’ Conference Schedule

Adam L. Latham

From July 21 through August 2, 2015, the University of the South will host the twenty-sixth annual session of the Sewanee Writers' Conference. Backed by the Walter E. Dakin Memorial Fund established through the estate of the late Tennessee Williams, the Conference will gather a distinguished faculty to provide instruction…

2015 Sewanee Writers’ Conference Fellows and Scholars

Adam L. Latham

Congratulations to our 2015 Sewanee Writers' Conference fellows and scholars​!​ ​Fellows: Dan Albergotti, Malachi Black, Rachel Cantor, Sheila Carter-Jones, George David Clark, Brandon Courtney, Rebecca Foust, Jacqueline Goldfinger, Jesse Goolsby, Christian Kiefer, Gary Leising, Kelly Luce,​ ​Monica McFawn, Matt W. Miller, Sarah Rose Nordgren, Rajesh Parameswaran, Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, Natalie Serber,…

A Fellow Perspective: James Arthur

Adam L. Latham

Special thanks to Walter E. Dakin Fellow James Arthur for sharing his experience at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. Going to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference is one of the best things that I’ve done for my writing. Every day was packed with readings, lectures, and workshops... and even casual conversations over…