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Thursday, November 9, 2023 - 11:59 pm EST

Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center
5655 Greenwich Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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2023 Hampton Roads Writers Conference

Register Now for the Hampton Roads Writers Conference: Nov. 9-11, 2023
Voted Best Writers Conference in the State! 

The Hampton Roads Writers Conference is live and in-person this year, November 9-11 in Virginia Beach. Now in its 15th year, the conference features 1 evening plus 2 full days of workshops, 2 best-selling keynoters (Dani Pettrey & Amy Collins), 2 first-ten-lines critique sessions, 50+ workshops during 10 breakout sessions, ten-minute agent pitches, cash prize contests for short fiction, short nonfiction, and poetry, complimentary 90-minute cocktail social, 2-hour open mic. Registration includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, refreshments throughout the day, a meet and greet with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a cocktail social (cash bar) with complimentary heavy hors d’oeuvres, the opportunity to enter all the writing contests, the opportunity to present at an open mic, entrance to all the sessions, and the opportunity to pitch to 2 literary agents.

The Muse is a proud sponsor of the conference, and we will be there! Please register today… If you are a Muse student, you are eligible for the HRW Member rate (just write “Muse student” in the comments box on the registration page and they will refund you the difference, or become an HRW member and support another great local literary organization). They also have scholarships if you need a little help affording the conference.

Learn more & register on the HRW website: