The keynote speaker this year will be Ally Condie, a New York Times bestselling author of young adult and middle-grade fiction including The Matched Trilogy. In addition, there will be 20 presenters and over 26 breakout classes. This year, the conference will also offer a guided writers’ hike on Kanab’s scenic Bunting Trail Oct. 22 at 10 a.m.
The conference will feature presentations on the basics of writing along with master classes in action scenes and deep point of view. There will be a career management strand including the business end of writing. Writers pursuing the indie track will enjoy classes in self-publishing, marketing, and audiobooks, and there will also be workshops for children’s book authors. Attendees who have written books are invited to sell their books in the conference bookstore.
The Kanab Writers Conference fee is $50 for those who register online. At the door, the fee is $60. The conference fee includes lunch. Registration and more information are available at kanabwritersconference.com.