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Proposal Submission
February 1-28

Proposal submissions are closed. Thank you to all who submitted! 
We can't wait to show you what an amazing conference we are building.
Have a great idea for next year's conference? We can't wait to read it. The proposal portal will be open the month of February.
General Proposals


We welcome your proposal for a

  • talk on writing, reading, understanding,  teaching, publishing, and translating literature

  • generative writing workshop

  • creative reading

  • roundtable discussion

K-12 Educator Track Proposals

New in 2023: We welcome your presentation on best practices for a dedicated K-12 educators' track with talks and roundtables. What would you like your fellow educators to know? What conversation would you like to foster?

Book Fair
Registration Deadline May 31

We welcome journals, presses, programs and literary businesses to the Fall Literary Festival bookfair, where thousands of dollars' worth of books are sold and writers meet editors and program directors.

To encourage participants to visit you, we give them cards to be stamped at each table; fully stamped cards are entered into a drawing of books donated by presenters and small presses.


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