2018 Writers Conference

The Chattahoochee Valley Writers Conference returns for its annual conference with Nick Norwood, Director of the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, Debbie Horne, Poet Laureate of Alabama, film maker Ty Manns, children’s book author Steve Scott, and Columbus’s own David Johnson, among a host of other authors and literary celebrities.  

The annual event will be held at the historic Springer Opera House, the State Theater of Georgia, in Columbus, Georgia on September 29.   The conference, now in its 12th year, brings together lovers of the literary arts through various panels, master classes, presentations, and discussions.  

Highlights for the conference include a wine and cheese party, Poetry Under the Stars, an author’s forum, a discussion of the burgeoning film industry in Georgia, an overview of the changes in 21st Century book marketing, a keynote talk on the Creative Process, Master Classes on a variety of subjects, and plenty of chances to network and get the tools needed to bring writing to the next level.     

For more information, and to purchase tickets, click here.   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/12th-annual-chattahoochee-valley-writers-conference-tickets-44222520750

The conference kicks off with a wine and cheese party at the Rothschild-Pound House Inn, 201 7th Street, on Sept. 28 at 6:30 pm followed by Poetry Under the Stars in the inn’s courtyard.   Come meet the faculty, make new friends, and enjoy a fun evening at one of Columbus’s landmark buildings.  Sponsored by Mamie Willoughby Pound, Dr. Garry Pound’s artwork will be on display at the inn. 

To purchase tickets for the wine-and-cheese party, click here.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wine-and-cheese-with-poetry-under-the-stars-tickets-44354867603

Poetry Events

April 17th Favorite Poem Reading

April 19th Ten Rounder Poetry Reading CANCELLED

Held at the Macon Road Library

Mission Statement

The Chattahoochee Valley Writers, Inc. seeks to nourish, stimulate and fund the development of literary arts by holding educational conferences, workshops, public readings and similar  activities to support the advancement of writers throughout the Chattahoochee Valley and beyond.