The Eighth Annual Rochester Writers’ Conference

The Story Within

Featuring Michigan Authors, Speakers, & Educators

Fiction, Non Fiction, and Business Topics presented as Lectures, Workshops, and Panel Discussions.

Saturday, October 17, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

Keynote Address by Bonnie Jo Campbell

“Following Your Obsessions to the Story Within: What my mother taught me about writing.”

Opening Remarks and Welcome by Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett

Speakers include: Bonnie Jo Campbell, Alice Speilburg, Linda Anger, Hillary Rettig, Dorene O’Brian, Zilka Joseph, Carrie Pearson, Dani Schnakenberg, Cindy Kitchel and Karrie Waarala.

Presentations include: Keynote Address, Small Group Agent Reviews, Publishing Panel, Speaking Skills for Writers, Joyful Productivity Writing, Flash Fiction, Our Story through Memoir, Children’s Book Publishing, and Submitting Poetry for Publication.

Full Schedule of the Day

Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the first session at 9:00 a.m. The last session will end by 5:00 p.m. Thank you.

Please Note: All events take place in the Oakland Center of Oakland University (2200 N Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI 48309). Use parking lot 2 (P2) and walk south (opposite the pond) for the shortest distance into the Oakland Center. In addition, use parking lot 1 off Squirrel Road (P1) and walk east toward the building. The Oakland Center is positioned between the lots and the Clock Tower. Look for Bright Yellow Signs. The Oakland Center is #13 on the printable version Campus Map.