14th Annual Lewes Creative Writers’ Conference

This year’s Evening of Readings and Writers’ Conference will be held virtually on Zoom,
using breakout rooms during the Conference.

An Evening of Readings
Friday, August 13 | 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Readers are Conference workshop presenters Fleda Brown, Ellen Prentiss Campbell, Anne Colwell, Alexander Long, and James Keegan.
The Readings will be held virtually on Zoom. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with the meeting link and passcode. If you have need assistance with registration or getting your Zoom invitation, please contact the Library.



Online registration for the 14th Annual Lewes Creative Writers’ Conference is now open.
Please read the workshop descriptions carefully before registering. If you have questions, please contact the Library.
NOTE: there has been a change in workshop presenters for Session 1 and one of the Poetry Roundtables. In addition, the deadline for consideration for inclusion in a Roundtable session has been extended to Tuesday, July 20.



Saturday, August 14
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Conference Schedule
8:30 – 9:00 Keynote: Billie Travalini, Conference Organizer | General Remarks: Rebecca Lowe, Library Staff

9:15 – 10:45 Session I

11:00 – 12:30 Session II

12:45 – 1:45 Delaware Division of the Arts

  • Part I Grants & Opportunities for Artists: Step-by-Step
  • Part II The 2021 Recipients of a Delaware Division of the Arts Fellows in Literature will read from their work

2:00 – 3:30 Session III

Workshop Descriptions
Please read workshop descriptions before you register.
NOTE: the deadline for submission for consideration into the Roundtables is July 10.

Presenter Biographies
We invite you to support the workshop presenters by purchasing a copy of their work(s).

If you are not familiar with Zoom, please review the following:
Basic Zoom instructions for participants
Zoom Video Tutorial

Closed captioning is available for the conference, but it must be enabled in your Zoom account settings.
Closed captioning instructions

Conference sponsored by:
Lewes Public Library
Delaware Division of the Arts *
Delaware Division of Libraries
John and Sally Freeman Foundation
National League of American Pen Women, Diamond State Branch

*This event is partially funded by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on DelawareScene.com.