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ALERT! MWA Conference Early Bird Deadline Ends Dec. 31

Maryland Writers’ Association’s Annual Conference 
March 28-29, 2020. 
Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, College Park, MD

REGISTER NOW for discount. Early Bird Rate Ends December 31.

Two days: Each day features workshops, panels, agent pitches and insider sessions with industry expert Jane Friedman, former publisher of Writer’s Digest, a Great Courses professor, and an author with the University of Chicago Press.

Saturday: Jane Friedman speaks on “Today’s Key Book Publishing Paths: What’s New, What’s Old, and What’s Right for You"

Sunday: Jane discusses “The Art & Business of Author Platforms. “

Workshops & Panels

Check out the workshop offerings here. We will also offer industry panels with agents and insiders.

Agent Opportunities

Pitch and Critique Sessions now available. Purchase with registration. Check out agent profiles here. Pitch and critique session slots are limited and available first come, first served. First pitch is free for MWA members. Additional pitches are $20 each. A critique with an agent: $60.


The College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center is on the University of Maryland College Park Campus, 3501 University Blvd East, Hyattsville, Maryland 20783. The Conference Center is 1.8 miles from the College Park Metro Station.

For attendees wishing to stay overnight, an MWA Room Discount is available. Rates start at $99.99 / night, based on availability. Book by March 7 at:

Get all Conference details here.

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