Book fair for local/regional authors, publishers, booksellers, and more. Conference registration fee not required to participate in the books fair. Tables for participants are $10, or two for $20.
Free information tables are available for libraries, community organizations, etc. Please contact MWC for more information.
The Community Book Fair is free and open to the public.
After twenty-plus years, the David R. Collins Writers’ Conference (formerly known as the Mississippi Valley Writers’ Conference) will return to the campus of Augustana College this summer, June 22-24. Featuring our stellar Conference Faculty (Kali White VanBaale, Keith Pilapil Lesmeister, Jesus “Chuy” Renteria, and Rebecca Wee) leading three-day workshops, participating in a Community Conversation keynote event, and holding a public reading. We’ll also be hosting community book fair on Saturday, 6/24 for local/regional authors, publishers, booksellers, and more.
Less than 1 Week Left to Apply! Deadline 5/15
For young people in the Quad Cities who are passionate about writing and creative expression, the Midwest Writing Center offers the innovative Young Emerging Writers (YEW) Summer Internship Program. This selective seven-week program will be held Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from June 5 through July 26, 2023. Applications are due Monday, May 15, 2023.