Join us for the 17th Annual James River Writers Conference

Richmond, Virginia

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13, 2019

Pre-conference Master Classes on Friday, Oct 11, 2019

The James River Writers Conference is an annual gathering in Richmond, Virginia, that attracts prize-winning authors and highly regarded editors and literary agents from around the country to share their wisdom about writing and publishing. Since 2003, this multi-day event of 350 to 400 writers, has been known for its inspiring, collegial atmosphere and Southern hospitality. We hope you’ll join us this year.

The conference is held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Conference registration is open.

Introducing our Speakers

James River Writers is pleased to announce these speakers and moderators for our 17th annual James River Writers Conference.

Speaker bios and information


To give you a feel for the JRW Conference, you can download a full PDF of the 2018 conference guide here.