Ridgefield Writers Conference

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Age Group: Adults


Welcome to the 2019 Ridgefield Writers Conference!

Due to the success of the 2018 Ridgefield Writers Conference and the growing interest in its breakout session format, we have scheduled this year's event for Friday, September 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Ridgefield Library, with the same general format. For more information about the presenters visit the Word for Words web page.

Keynote and Panelist:

Charles Rafferty - Poet and Author


Jim Childs - Editor and Publisher

Gina Maccoby - Literary Agent

Conference Schedule:

Main Program Room - Lower Level
6:15 p.m.: Arrival and Check-in
6:30 p.m.: Introduction by the Ridgefield Library
6:40 p.m.: Keynote address and reading
7:15 p.m.: Wine and cheese reception and networking
7:30 p.m.: Q&A panel with agent, editor/publisher and keynote
8:00 p.m.: Breakout session forums

Registration and Fee:

This year's event is on a first-come, first-served basis, and registration is through the Event's page of the Ridgefield Library. The registration fee is $25, payable to the Ridgefield Library, and includes the evening's keynote, reading, panel Q&A, reception, one breakout forum and networking.

To register and pay, please click here.