Great Plains Writer’s Conference

Readings and Book Signings

Featured Writers: Heidi Czerwiec, Barbara Duffey, Patrick Hicks, Christine Stewart-Nuñez and Steven Wingate

Women Poet’s Collective: Lysbeth Benkert, Heidi Czerweic, Barbara Duffey, Jeanne Emmons, Lindy Obach, Marcella Remund, Christine Stewart-Nuñez, Norma Wilson


Workshops, Craft Talks & Roundtables

Making Fiction out of Nonfiction

Digital Literature: What it is and Why Humans Do It

Making Shapely Hybrids: Poetic Form in Flash Prose

Routes to Publication

Sentence Craft: How to Write Spellbinding Sentences

Intelligence Amplification: Using Computers for Automatic Writing


Manuscript Critiques

For an additional fee, you may submit a manuscript for critique by one of the featured writers or writers in the Women Poets Collective.

Please contact Tiffani.Pirner@sdstate.edu for details.

Manuscript deadline: February 23


All readings are free and open to the public. All workshops, craft talks, roundtables, and manuscript consultations require registration:

Early Registration (before February 28, 2018): $55

Regular Registration (before March 16, 2018): $75

Student Registration (youth or university, before March 16, 2018): Free*

*Although this is free, we still need participants to register!

To Register, contact Tiffani. Pirner@sdstate.edu

Sponsored by the English department at South Dakota State University.

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