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The Quills Conference

Presented by League of Utah Writers at Marriott University Park, Salt Lake City UT

Aug 12 - 15 2021
The Quills Conference

The Quills Conference is our premium writer’s weekend set in the beautiful mountains of Utah. ​

The Quills Conference is our premium writer’s weekend set in the beautiful mountains of Utah. Come learn from industry professionals what you need to be successful in writing and publishing. Whether you’re looking for traditional publishing or exploring indie publishing, find insider tips from top professionals.
Keynotes include: Cory Doctorow, Utah Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal, and Aminah Mae Safi.

Acquiring Editors taking pitches: Christopher Morgan is an acquiring editor at TOR Books and

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ADMISSION INFO

Member and non-member ticket prices are available. Meals are all separate add-ons. Boot Camp is separate add-on. Workshops are separate add-ons.

Email: events@leagueofutahwriters.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Thursday:

Publishing Prep Boot Camp – Manuscript, Query, Synopsis: 9am-12:30pm

Workshops with Chantelle Aimée Osman, Michael A. Stackpole, Bryan Young, and Christopher Morgan: 2pm-5pm

Board Meeting: 5pm-7pm

Mixer: 7pm-9pm

Friday:

New attendee orientation: 8am

Opening Ceremony: 9 am

Presentations on craft, marketing, publishing, practical applications, screenwriting, poetry: 10am-6pm

Keynote dinner with Cory Doctorow:7pm-8:30pm

Saturday:

Presentations on craft, marketing, publishing, practical applications, screenwriting, poetry: 8am-12pm

Keynote lunch with Aminah Mae Safi: 12:30pm-2pm

Presentations on craft, marketing, publishing, practical applications, screenwriting, poetry: 2pm-5pm

Quills Awards Banquet: 6pm-8pm

Sunday:

Poets Breakfast keynote with Paisley Rekdal: 9am-11am

Workshops by Animah Mae Safi, Callie Stoker, Alex J. Lore, and Cory Anderson 11am-2pm

Closing Ceremonies: 2pm-2:30pm

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Marriott University Park

480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

If your event is being affected, canceled, or postponed due to the response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, please provide the details below.:

Quills 2021 will be a hybrid event. For the safety of the guests and attendees, we will be requiring Covid-19 vaccinations for everyone attending in person. Although things may change, the hotel requires masks in common areas. Those who cannot get vaccinated can attend the conference virtually.

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