$125 – $425

Writefest 19

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Anderson-Clarke Center, Rice University Campus

6100 S. Main Street

Houston, TX 77005

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Writefest is a week-long writers' festival taking place May 27 - June 2, 2018 in Houston, TX. It is hosted by Writespace, Houston's grassroots nonprofit literary arts center, and co-partnered by the Rice Glasscock School of Continuing Studies and Texas Monthly. The festival kicks off with a series of Monday-Thursday workshops and culminates in a weekend filled with panels and presentations by writers, literary agents, acquisition editors, and literary journal editors of all genres; a literary journal and book fair; and readings by local and nationally-recognized authors. Click here for a current list of Writefest presenters!

We are offering a wide variety of ticket options, including full-week, weekend-only, and one-day passes.

All tickets come with the option of purchasing a pitch session with one of our attending agents and editors for $50. Upon purchasing a ticket, you will receive an email with instructions for purchasing pitch sessions.

For more information about pitch sessions, please visit our site.




Full Event Pass

Price
Early Bird: $375 | Begins February 15th | Ends March 31st
Regular: $425 | Begins April 1st | Ends May 25th
Week-of: $495 | Begins May 26th | Ends May 27th

Full Event Pass Includes:

Writefest 4-Day Workshops
Monday, 5/27/19 - Thursday 5/30/19
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

NOTE: Weekday workshop take place at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards, Houston, TX 77007

Ticket holders will have the choice amongst our five critique-based workshops: General Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Flash Fiction, Creative Nonfiction/Memoir, and Short Stories. Each workshop leader is a published author and will, in keeping with the mission of Writefest, be a resource for both writing craft and submissions advice. Visit our Workshops page for more info.

NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THE MEMOIR AND CREATIVE NONFICTION WORKSHOP IS NOW CLOSED.



Weekend Festival
Friday, 5/31/19 - Sunday, 6/2/19

The Weekend Festival includes the following events:

  • Panels, Presentations, and Readings on Friday and Saturday
  • Access to pitch sessions (additional cost)
  • Literary Journal and Book Fair
  • Saturday Night Social
  • Keynote Addresses
  • Sunday Breakfast and Social Activities




Weekend Pass

Price

Early Bird: $180 | Begins February 15th | Ends April 19th
Regular: $250 | Begins April 20th | Ends May 25th
Week-of: $375 | Begins May 26th | Ends May 31st

Weekend Pass Includes:

Weekend Festival

Friday, 5/31/19 - Sunday, 6/2/19

The Weekend Festival includes the following events:

  • Panels, Presentations, and Readings on Friday and Saturday
  • Access to pitch sessions (additional cost)
  • Literary Journal and Book Fair
  • Saturday Night Social
  • Keynote Addresses
  • Sunday Breakfast and Social Activities





Workshop Only Pass

Price
Early Bird: $190 | Begins February 15th | Ends April 19th
Regular: $260 | Begins April 20th | Ends May 25th
Week-of: $310 | Begins May 26th | Ends May 27th

Workshop Only Pass Includes:

Writefest 4-Day Workshops
Monday, 5/27/19 - Thursday 5/30/19
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

NOTE: Weekday workshop take place at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards, Houston, TX 77007

Ticket holders will have the choice amongst our five critique-based workshops: General Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Flash Fiction, Creative Nonfiction/Memoir, and Short Stories. Each workshop leader is a published author and will, in keeping with the mission of Writefest, be a resource for both writing craft and submissions advice. Visit our Workshops page for more info.





One-Day Pass

Price:
Early Bird: $95 | Begins February 3rd | Ends April 19th
Regular: $125 | Begins April 20th | Ends May 25th
Week-of: $185 | Begins May 26th | Ends June 1st

One-Day Pass Includes:

Admission to either Friday (5/31) or Saturday (6/1) of the weekend festival, including:
  • Panels and Presentations​
  • Access to pitch sessions (additional cost)
  • All offsite and free events





Refund Policy

Refunds are not available for any Writefest ticket purchases. However, you may transfer your ticket to someone else's name. Please contact us to request a transfer. All transfer requests must be received by Monday, May 13th.



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Anderson-Clarke Center, Rice University Campus

6100 S. Main Street

Houston, TX 77005

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