NEWS


-[August 15, 2019] We have our faculty and visiting writers set for 2020! Welcome Jennifer Haigh and Maggie Smith and Adam Vines to our fold!

-[August 4, 2019] Kiese Laymon, Julianna Baggott, Ravi Howard, and Caitlin Horrocks have agreed to join us as faculty/visiting writers for 2020! Stay tuned for more faculty and agent and visiting writer news in September!

-[July 1, 2019] LWC announces our 2020 dates: we will see you on the beach May 9-16, 2020.

-[February 25, 2019] LWC announces our fellows and scholars for our conference in May 2019!

-[August 1, 2018] LWC announces official dates for their conference in 2019! Join us May 11-18!


ALUMNI NEWS


-[August 10, 2019] Conference fellow (2017) David James Poissant has announced that his forthcoming novel, LAKE LIFE, will be released in Summer 2020 by Simon and Schuster.

-[June 20, 2019] We are proud to announce that Sarah Bedingfield has agreed to represent our good friend and multi-conference attendee, Solange Jazayeri! The two agreed to terms while together at Longleaf 2019. Solange has been with us for going on four years!

-[April 10, 2019] Faculty 2016 and Visiting Writer 2019, Rebecca Makkai is a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize!

-[March 10, 2019] Erika Krouse (Fellow, 2018) has signed a two book deal with FlatIron for SAVE ME and TELL ME EVERYTHING.

-[March 1, 2019]Our very own friend (Jennifer Steele) and Patron from the Cultural Arts Alliance is showcased in a local production of “Bad Dates” by Theresa Redeck. Check out her dates this month: Bad Dates

-[January 20, 2019] Rebecca Makkai (2019, 2016) has won the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction!

-[October 28, 2018] Brian Turner writes poetry and prose, but did you know he’s a musician? Check out his band, The Interplanetary Acoustic Team and this focus from NPR!


Are you a friend of LWC and have news to share? Email us at longleafwritersconference@gmail.com and let us know about it!