The Fifteenth Annual Rochester Writers’ Conference

Fiction, Non Fiction, and Business Topics presented as Lectures, Workshops, and Panel Discussions. Featuring Michigan Authors, Speakers, Agents, and Educators.

  • Saturday | October 15, 2022 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Held in the Oakland Center at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan

Presentations Include:

  • Making The Most of Your Book Signing
  • Inspiration, Conception, Completion and Distribution of Independent MG Fiction
  • Making Your First Page Pop!
  • Writing a Book will Change Your Life – Are You Ready?
  • Writing and Publishing Personal Essays
  • Amazon Trends You Need to Know
  • First Page Critiques
  • I get by with a little help from my…Literary Agent?
  • Literary Agent Panel
  • Indie Publishing Panel
  • Ask the Editor

Speakers Include:

  • Brenda Hasse
  • David Stricklen
  • Linda S. Glaz
  • Danielle Bernock
  • Lev Raphael
  • Sylvia Hubbard
  • Carrie Howland
  • Terry Hojnacki
  • Lisa Howard

Literary Agents Include:

  • Carrie Howland
  • Linda S. Glaz

Panel Moderators Include:

  • Terry Hojnacki
  • Lisa Howard

Parking, Refreshments, Morning Snacks, and Lunch are Included with Registration. Check-in will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the first session 10:00 a.m. The conference will end by 4:15 p.m.

>>Full Schedule at a Glance<<

Attendees may bring a fully charged laptop or tablet. Although not necessary, a computer will enhance the experience with a hands-on feel. Use the hashtag: #RochesterWriters before, during and after the event in your posts, likes, and tweets.

Fresh hot coffee and tea available throughout the day. Light breakfast snacks and a full lunch included with registration. Please contact us if you have special dietary concerns. A charging station will be available for mobile devices in the registration area.

Attendees will be able to choose one presentation per session time at the conference. Schedule could change without notice – Rochester Writers reserves the right to add, subtract, or substitute any of the presentations and speakers. 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 1 (P1) and walk East for the shortest distance into the Oakland Center. The Oakland Center is positioned between the parking lot and the Clock Tower. Look for Bright Yellow Signs. The Oakland Center is #13 on the Campus Map.