May 17 – 19, 2018
Writing the Midwest: A Symposium of Scholars and Writers
Kellogg Conference Center
219 S. Harrison Road
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Call for proposals for the 2018 program . . .
Read the Symposium Call for Proposals.
Use the online proposal form.
A separate Call for Proposals for special panels on the work of 2018 Mark Twain award-winner, Tim O’Brien, can be found here. Note that these proposals should be submitted via email and not using the online proposal form.
Writing prizes . . .
. . . are awarded annually. Only work presented at the Symposium is eligible to be entered for consideration. Lists of prize winners from previous years is available at Archives, under the Resources tab. NOTE that as of 2016, the David Diamond Student Writing Prize carries a $1,000 award.
Previously . . .
Programs from previous years’ conferences are available here.
“Midwest Literature Program.”
The Kellogg Hotel provides free van service from the Lansing airport. Dormitory accommodations may also be available–go to the MSU Residential Education and Housing Services website here or call 517.353.9300.
The registration form for the 2018 Symposium will be posted here later in the fall.
Information about 2018 costs will be available in the fall.
Presenters must be members in good standing or must become members by paying the 2018 dues.
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