Entries by jhwc_admin

Passing The Torch(es) On

At the conference we are especially psyched when a past registrant, volunteer or staff member makes it onto our faculty. Can’t help but feel as if we are doing something right. Sometimes it’s hard to brag about successes, but in this case we are happy to do just that. Amy Kathleen Ryan and Deanna Neill […]

Lori Howe Offers Poetry Workshop

Join the Jackson Hole Writers for a free poetry workshop Lori Howe, editor in chief of the ezine Clerestory Poetry Journal, will be doing a writing workshop on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in the conference room at the Center for the Arts from 9 a.m. to noon. Email connie@blackhen.com to sign up. Preregistration is suggested […]

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Submissions Requested For Book To Celebrate 25 Years

  Commemorative Book Possible Topics Expanded, So Read On           We are only a week past the fall equinox, but the Jackson Hole Writers Conference is looking ahead to the 25th conference, June 23-25, 2016. We are excited to have lined up most of our faculty, which will include Gretel Ehrlich,  […]

JHHS Teacher Mary Hoeschler Receives Scholarship

Watch for details to come on the Cultural Council of Jackson Hole’s grant that has provided a scholarship for Mary Hoeschler. She got rave reviews from teacher/poet Matt Daly and JHHS teacher Walt Berling and JHHS head librarian Lori Clark-Erickson. So we are excited to announce this one.

Nina Swamidoss McConigley Craft Class

Writing What You Know: Using Autobiography in Fiction   The old adage is to write what you know. Which is great — but as fiction writers, it’s sometimes safer to fictionalize what you know. In this craft class, we’ll talk about how to take real life experience and fictionalize it. Looking at published texts and […]

Local High School Students Receive Scholarships

Jackson Hole High School student Elizabeth Chambers is one of four local area high school students attending the 23rd Jackson Hole Writers Conference on a scholarship. The scholarships are from a grant from the Cultural Council of Jackson Hole. We are excited that she is a repeat scholarship recipient as she added a lot to […]

Discount On Wyoming Conferences

Wyoming Writers Inc.’s 41st Annual Conference June 5-7 in Cheyenne. Early Bird Fee until May 15. Laura Pritchett, Kent Nelson and Aaron Abeyta headline their conference. If you attend their conference, you can attend the Jackson Hole Writers Conference, June 25-27, at a $150 discount. It’s a great deal and you can make it a […]

MFA Students Receive Scholarships

Three MFA candidates at the University of Wyoming have been awarded scholarships to the Jackson Hole Conference. We are excited to name Carly Fraysier (who is pictured above), Dominick Duhamel and  Randall Tyrone. Carly is from Vermont originally and is working on an MFA in nonfiction with a combined concentration in environment and natural resources. […]

Wondering about copyrights

Check out Writing Wyoming’s Feb. 10 blog. We all need to be educated on this issue, especially as we approach publication, whether in a literary magazine, mainstream blog, or by a publisher.  

Prepping Your Work For the Conference

Don’t be afraid to spend a little time fine-tuning your manuscript before turning it in for conference readers. Do some of the work ahead of time and you will have a better time of it. Writing Wyoming again comes to the rescue with some ideas you can actually use. Check it out this Guest Post […]