Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference

June 20, 2023

Bemidji, MN

Since 2003, writers from all over the United States have gathered at this intimate lakeside setting with award-winning authors and teachers to practice the arts of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. MNWC offers five intensive week-long writing workshops and an affordable auditor option. This year the conference will be returning to its home in Minnesota’s northwoods at Bemidji State University in June 2023 with Aimee Nezhukumatathil (Hybrid Poetry & Prose) Ross Gay (Poetry), Keetje Kuipers (Poetry), Lia Purpura (Creative Nonfiction), Will Weaver (Fiction) and Diane Wilson (Fiction), as well as Visiting Writers Heid E. Erdrich and Sun Yung Shin.


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Headshots by Fiona Margo.

Book cover image, “Calla Lily, ‘Sunshine,'” by William Rugen.

Book cover design by Sandy Knight.