-[February 6, 2020] Celia Baker Veteran Scholar (2018) Benjamin Hertwig‘s debut poetry collection Slow War was a finalist for the Canada’s Governor General’s Award and received the poetry prize at the Alberta Book Awards.
-[August 10, 2019] Longleaf Fiction 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 Agent 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!
-[March 10, 2019] Erika Krouse (Longleaf Fiction Fellow, 2018) has signed a two book deal with FlatIron for SAVE ME and TELL ME EVERYTHING.
-[February 10, 2020] Join us in welcoming our Fellows Anne Elliot (Fiction), Tanya Grae (Poetry), Jenny Molberg (Poetry), and Veteran scholar Nathaniel Blaesing (CNF)!
-[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
-[April 10, 2019] Faculty 2016 and Visiting Writer 2019, Rebecca Makkai is a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize!
-[March 1, 2019]Our very own friend (Jennifer Steele) and Patron from the Cultural Arts Alliance
-[February 25, 2019] LWC announces our fellows and scholars for our conference in May 2019!
-[April 16, 2019] The Longleaf Writers Conference is featured in the Tallahassee Democrat.
-[January 20, 2019] Rebecca Makkai (2019, 2016) has won the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction!
-[August 1, 2018] LWC announces official dates for their conference in 2019! Join us May 11-18!
-[April 7, 2018] LWC featured in Emerald Coast Magazine!
-[February 2, 2018] LWC featured in SoWal Magazine.
-[February 2, 2018] WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEBSITE (formerly hosted through our partners, the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County!
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