The deadline for early registration for the 2013 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference, scheduled for June 14-18 at Land’s End Resort in Homer, is May 4. This year’s keynote presenter will be internationally-recognized and award winning novelist, short story writer and poet Naomi Shihab Nye.
Also featured at the conference will be Juneau’s Nora Marks Dauenhauer, current Alaska State Writer Laureate.
In addition to Dauenhauer, the conference’s other presenting writers will be Rich Chiappone, John Daniel, Joy Harris, Sean Hill, Ann Hood, Sara Loewen, Nancy Lord, Karen McElmurray, Melinda Moustakis, Nicole Stellon O’Donnel, Lee Ann Roripaugh, Alexis Rizzuto, Eva Saulitis, Peggy Shumaker, Sherry Simpson and Deb Vanasse.
A special post-conference writing workshop, Nature Across the Genres, will be held at Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge for conference registrants with award winning writer John Daniel.
The conference’s special early registration fee is $375, space available. Advanced registration is required.
For program and registration information see writersconference.homer.alaska.edu