Our 38th conference will feature poets Camille Dungy, Brenda Hillman, Jane Mead, and Carl Phillips, and fiction writers Lan Samantha Chang, Lauren Groff, Mat Johnson, and Howard Norman. View the schedule of public events Read faculty profiles Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest announcements about our public literary events during conference week.
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 there believed in me enough […]