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2021 Northern Colorado Writers Conference, April 24-May 1, 2021

We're so excited to announce Jayne Allen and Teresa Funke for our keynotes at the 2021 NCW Conference! 

The NCW Conference caters to a variety of genres including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenwriting. This year, we’ve adopted a hybrid model in response to the current pandemic conditions. The conference will be split into two parts.

Our online conference will feature a wide array of sessions, presented via Zoom and with state-of-the-art interactivity and networking tools by Whova. The in-person component will include hands-on workshopping with top-notch author presenters and industry professionals. 

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In-Person Workshops

Due to ongoing pandemic conditions, we will offer a very limited in-person component to our conference. This one-day event will feature a choice fo workshops from some fantastic presenters. The event will take place at The Lincoln Center in Fort Collins. Because this is an indoor event, all attendees will be required to wear masks over nose and mask at all times, and social distancing will be enforced. 

In-Person Workshops: April 24 SOLD OUT
Registration closed. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email We cannot guarantee spots will open up. 
Price: $100 (workshops only - register for virtual conference using the button under the Virtual Conference heading)

Click here for workshop schedule & descriptions

Virtual Conference

The virtual part of our conference will run Tuesday, April 27-Sunday, May 2 and includes a stellar lineup of LIVE virtual sessions presented by professional authors, editors, and agents. Attendees will also have access to networking events, readings, expert panels, keynote addresses, agent pitch session, an exhibitor fair, and more! All the benefits of an in-person conference but you can attend in your pajamas (don't forget your pants). 

Virtual Conference: April 27 - May 2 

Registration open now.
Early Bird Registration: $200 

Late Registration: $225 (after March 1, 2021)

*All virtual sessions will be recorded and available to registrants after the conference. 


Check back frequently for updates to the agenda. 


Attendee Information

All attendees, virtual or in-person, will have the opportunity to pitch to agents, participate in critique sessions, and network with their peers. Participating agents/editors include: Angie Hodapp, Madelyn Burt, Ken Sherman, Becky LeJeune, Jolene Haley, Lori Galvin and Rachel Letofsky.

Virtual conference sessions will be recorded and available to virtual conference attendees for 6 months after the conference closes. In-person workshops will not be recorded. 

Online Conference Bookstore presented by Old Firehouse Books. Visit the Bookstore

Networking and exhibitor fair powered by Whova. Attendees will have access to conference information and interactive programming from April 24-May 2. Access all presenter and session info, plan your agenda, and enter Zoom courses all in one convenient location. Download the app today! 

Download the Attendee Guide for the Whova App. 

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