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Plein Air Hike and Writing Retreat
On Thursday, July 28, come and write in the beautiful surroundings of Red Rock country during our Plein Air hike. After the hike, join us for a writing retreat and social activites including our community read-a-long of Mustaches with Maddie with authors Chad Morris and Shelly Brown.
Community Engagement Events
The Kanab Writers Conference loves our community and strives to give back. Each year, we provide several opportunities for the community to join us in the evenings for different events. Click here to learn more about this year’s events.
Manuscript Consults and Pitch Sessions
The KWC offers manuscript consults and pitch sessions with Cate Hart from the Karvey Klinger Literary Agency, Pink Umbrella Books, immortal Works, and Erin Olds at Salt and Sage Books. Learn more about each offering by clicking the link below.
Bookstore and Book Signings
The bookstore is a valuable resource to the conference and the community. We will be open throughout the conference and the community is welcome to come in and browse. Book signings will be available Thursday and Friday evenings. Anyone who is a registered member of the conference can put books in the bookstore.
KWC First K Contest
The KWC First K Contest is for the First 1000 words of your polished manuscript. Entries are $10. Click the button to find submission guidelines and more.
Each year, the KWC hosts an anthology project. While the deadline for inclusion in this year’s anthology project has passed, you can check out previous years’ anthologies and purchase copies by clicking the link below.