HBU’s 3rd annual Writers’ Conference

April 10 & 11, 2015

On the campus of Houston Baptist University

Join featured speakers, poet Scott Cairns, and novelist Jeffrey Overstreet, along with a host of industry professionals, community organizations, and accomplished university faculty with a wealth of writing, teaching, and publishing experience.

Keynote Address:

Scott CairnsAn Evening with Scott Cairns: A Reading and a Yammering
Friday, April 10, 7:00 pm, at Belin Chapel on the campus of Houston Baptist University.

Friday Night's event is FREE TO THE PUBLIC!

In this address, Scott Cairns — Guggenheim fellow, Denise Levertov Award recipient, librettist, anthologist, and multi-award-winning author of numerous books of poetry and nonfiction — will read a selection of his work and talk about the writer's/artist's vocation.


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  • Standard Registration is $35, which includes lunch Saturday.  
  • Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Registration is $75, which includes lunch Saturday and 5.25 Continuing Professional Education hours.
  • HBU Students, Faculty, and Staff Registration is free - lunch is not included with the HBU-affiliate registration. 
Complimentary notebooks, pens, coffee, tea, and water will be provided for everyone. 

Individuals are responsible to reserve their own accommodations. Please see the Hotel Information link for more information.

Contact the Writers' Conference.