New for 2019: Translation Workshop
Join us in an exploration of the challenges and insights of translating poetry or prose—either your own work or that of an author you admire—from another language into English. The workshop is open to literary translators or those interested in [...]
Join Us at #AWP19 in Portland
The Napa Valley Writers' Conference will be an exhibitor and presenter at the 2019 Association of Writing Programs Conference in Portland, Oregon, March 27-30, 2019. Panels The writers' conference will anchor three panels at AWP: The Art of the Craft [...]
Meet the 2019 faculty!
The 39th conference will be held July 28 - August 2, 2019. The faculty:Poetry: Eavan Boland, Forrest Gander, Jane Hirshfield, Major JacksonFiction: Lan Samantha Chang, Ryan Harty, Mitchell S. Jackson, Julie OrringerNEW! Translation: Howard Norman Applications open in January. Meantime, [...]
Participant Spotlight: Javier Zamora
Javier Zamora's first full-length collection, Unaccompanied, debuted in September of 2017 with the kind of fanfare most poets only dream of. But he remembers when, just seven years earlier, he attended the Napa Valley Writers' Conference as a novice. [...]