MARCH 18-19 | 2022

Writing on the Door:
Young Writers Conference
March 18-19, 2022
In-Person, Sturgeon Bay High School

What is the Young Writers Conference?


This conference, taking place at Sturgeon Bay High School in Sturgeon Bay, WI, is for middle school and high school students who want to explore options for becoming a writer. Sessions will include poetry, fiction, journalism, song writing, plays, and writing for games/digital media. The conference will consist of three keynote presentations with Wisconsin Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly Hamilton, internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Cathy Grier, and award-winning children’s author John Coy. Between keynotes, students will have the opportunity to work with established writers in small, interactive groups on a variety of subjects.


Slated faculty: Julialicia Case, John Coy, Myles Dannhausen, Jr., Cathy Grier, Mauricio Kilwein Guevara and Janet Jennerjohn, Dasha Kelly Hamilton, Sarah Hammond, Mike Orlock,  Alex Paniagua, LaurA! Force Scruggs, Kim Suhr, Angie Trudell Vasquez, and Liza Wiemer.

Conference Registration
Early-Bird Price: $125
Until February 1, 2022
After 2/1: $150