Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers 2019

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Presented by University of Houston - Glass Mountain at University of Houston - M.D. Anderson Library, Houston TX

May 20 - 24
Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers 2019

A literary conference with workshops and craft talks organized by Glass Mountain magazine for emerging writers!

The Boldface Conference is America’s leading conference for emerging writers, it includes daily group workshops and masterclasses with Boldface faculty from the top-ranked University of Houston Graduate Creative Writing Program along with craft talks and readings by the award-winning Visiting Writers, arts field trips, evening readings and daily breakfast and lunch catered on site (both meals included in the registration). Manuscript consultations with the Visiting Writers and on-site housing options are available for an additional fee.

From May 20th through 24th, undergraduate and

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Jan 3 –  Apr 24, 2019  | Early Bird Registration  

Apr 25, 2019 – May 19, 2019| Regular Registration

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Monday through Thursday will be filled with workshops, craft talks, and master classes on writing. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Evening events will follow in the form of readings and open mics.

Boldface will have a reading at Kaboom Books on Tuesday May 21st from 6PM to 9PM!

On Wednesday May 22nd, from 6PM to 9PM there will be a reading at Cafe Brasil!

Then, on Friday May 24th, there will be bookfair and panel day, and we’ll close out our weeklong conference with a party at Calhoun’s Rooftop starting at 7PM!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Bryan Washington for Fiction


University of Houston - M.D. Anderson Library

4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, TX 77004

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