June 28, 29, and 30, 2018
St. Ambrose University
McCarthy Hall
518 W. Locust St., Davenport, Iowa

The David R. Collins Writers’ Conference is back with all new faculty. With five three-day workshops, book pitches with multiple publishers, author luncheon, concluding luncheon, free evening faculty reading, and keynote event, there’s something for everyone! Register before June 15th to receive the early bird discount.

Complete information and brochures for the 2018 Conference will be available soon.

Please call MWC at 309-732-7330 for more information. 

Conference Sponsors:

Modern Woodman of America, Founding Sponsor of the David R. Collins Writers’ Conference


Regional Development Authority





WVIK 90.3 FM, Quad Cities NPR



The Figge Art Museum



St. Ambrose University English Department


Illinois Arts Council Agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts