Apply Now! Join Us July 29 – August 3, 2018

Applications are now open for our 38th conference, featuring as faculty poets Camille Dungy, Brenda Hillman, Jane Mead, and Carl Phillips, and fiction writers Lan Samantha Chang, Lauren Groff, Mat Johnson, and Howard Norman. Apply now – deadline April 2 Access information about the application process and financial assistance Read faculty profiles Follow us on […]

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. “I was 20 years old, a sophomore in college, and someone thereĀ  believed in me enough […]