July 25-28, 2013 • Seattle Airport Hilton & Conference Center
This annual summer conference is an opportunity for writers of all levels to meet other writers, attend sessions focused on different aspects of the craft, and pitch your ideas to agents and editors. Sessions led by industry experts are crafted to address many aspects of the publishing industry. From keeping track of your expenses to crafting the perfect pitch, sessions give you a chance to interact with experts and ask questions in a friendly and open environment.
Donald Maass • Featured Speaker New York literary agent Donald Maass’s agency sells 150+ novels every year to major publishers in the U.S. and overseas. He is author of The Career Novelist and Writing the Breakout Novel.
Debbie Macomber • Keynote Speaker With 140+ million copies of her books in print, Debbie Macomber is one of today’s most popular authors. Three of her novels have scored the #1 slot on The New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists the first week on sale.
NEW Agent & Editor Appointment Format Pitch to more agents and editors and increase your odds of getting a book deal!
Why attend? Rita Rosenkranz (conference agent) describes the PNWA Conference as "well organized, allowing authors and agents to connect in the best way possible." Lynn Price (conference editor)"PNWA manages to have the most savvy, well-prepared, talented writers of all the conferences I attend."
Sign up early! Last year's conference was SOLD OUT.