Contact: Sue Walker, president.


The Alabama Writers' Conclave was organized in 1923 and has been in continuing existence since. Through the years, the Conclave has moved its conferences around the state to provide writers everywhere better access to its resources. The Conclave is today one of the oldest continuing writers organizations in the United States. Writers, aspiring writers, and supporters of the writing arts may join. Sharing information, developing ideas, honing skills, and receiving practical advice are hallmarks of the annual meeting.

"We have major speakers and faculty members who conduct intensive, energetic workshops. Our annual writing contest guidelines and all other information are available online."

Costs: Previous fees for the conference: $150 for members and $175 for non-members. Includes 2 meals. Critique fee: $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Membership: $25.

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