Summer Writers Conference

July 17-21, 2015

Register for the Conference


Looking to inspire the writer within? Come write with us at our second annual Fairfield University Summer Conference for Writers, July 17-21, 2015, on the scenic, inspirational, and serene Enders Island, off the coast of Mystic, Connecticut. 

Join award-winning faculty from Fairfield University's low-residency MFA for a four-day conference that will feature: 

  *   Generative workshops in prose and poetry

  *   Seminars and craft talks

  *   Readings

  *   Agent and editor Q&A panels

  *   Opportunities to meet with renowned writers and editors


Fairfield's MFA faculty include: 

Rachel Basch

Da Chen

Al Davis

Carol Ann Davis

Sonya Huber

Eugenia Kim

Kim Dana Kupperman

Peter Nichols

Howard Norman

Karen Osborn

Bill Patrick

Hollis Seamon

Michael White, MFA Director

Baron Wormser


Learn with us:  Our MFA students have published 18 books in the past two years! Their essays and poems have appeared in many literary journals and recent anthologies


We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2015, July 17-21 

Application process:

1. Fill out the application form and e-mail it, along with your writing sample, to Elizabeth Hastings 
2. Submit the nonrefundable deposit of $60 dollars online 
3. Upon acceptance to the conference, you will be contacted and asked to submit payment for the tuition balance and meal plan

If you would like to find out more about the Fairfield Summer Writers Conference, contact Dr. Michael White.

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