2018 ANWA Writers Conference


September 13-15, 2018


TBA (Discounts available)


Doubletree by Hilton (2018) Phoenix-Gilbert

This conference is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Registration and Fees (2017)

Conference registration includes lunch on both Friday and Saturday.

2-Day Conference: $205

Friday Only (includes keynote and gala): $110

Saturday Only: $95

Thursday Workshops Add-on: $35


ANWA members receive a $20 discount, which is applied at checkout. All registrations before May 31, 2017 also receive a $15 Early Bird discount.


We have a new venue for 2017, the Double Tree by Hilton in Phoenix-Gilbert at 1800 S. San Tan Village Pkwy, Gilbert, AZ 85295.

Late Registration Fee

Conference registration after September 10, 2017 will be charged a $20 late fee.

Cancellation Policy  

No conference registration cancellations after August 31, 2017 (2 weeks before.)

Children Policy

For ANWA Conferences, Workshops, and Seminars children under the age of 12, including babies, are not permitted in the classrooms. Please make other arrangements if you plan to attend. Conference attendees ages 12-14 must be approved by the Executive Committee in advance. Accommodations for nursing mothers may be arranged upon request.

2017 Key Note Speaker

Julie Berry

Julie Berry grew up in western New York. She holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. She now lives in southern California with her husband and four sons. All the Truth That’s in Me (September 2013, Viking) was Julie’s first young adult novel. It earned five starred reviews and garnered widespread critical praise. It was nominated for the Edgar Award for Young Adult Mystery, and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal (UK), and was the recipient of the 2014 Silver Inky award, the Whitney Award for YA, and the Westchester Fiction Prize. Julie is also the author of seven other critically acclaimed titles for young readers. Her works appear in international versions worldwide. Prior to becoming an author, she worked in software sales and marketing. Find her online at www. julieberrybooks.com, or on Twitter @julieberrybooks.



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