Invite to Students!

Inviting weirdos, warriors, poets, and writers from places known as “high schools” and “colleges”! Find your people at the Castle Rock Writers Conference, as you explore various genres and writing techniques. Workshops led by established presenters. Critiques by experienced editors. Give us a day and we’ll give you special talents that only weirdos, warriors, poets, and writers will appreciate. 

Registration includes workshops, lunch and an agent pitch. 

Scholarships for High School Students

Two students from each Douglas County School District high school, in the 11th or 12th grade, will receive $25 scholarships to attend the conference, which brings down the registration fee to $10. For more information, contact your English teacher or the Conference Director Alice Aldridge-Dennis at 303-521-8615 or AliceAD1951@icloud.com. Please bring a valid ID to check in at registration time. The rate for other high school students is $35 for the full day. The scholarship does not include the Friday evening event or extras such a headshot or manuscript critiques. 

Scholarships for College Students

Two students from each area college will receive scholarships for $25 to attend the conference, brining down the registration fee to $10. For more information, contact the Conference Director Alice Aldridge-Dennis at 303-521-8615 or AliceAD1951@icloud.com. Please bring a valid ID to check in at registration time. The rate for other college students is $35 for the full day. The scholarship does not include the Friday evening event or extras such a headshot or manuscript critiques.

Educator Rate for all Educators and Past Conference Faculty

Educators may attend the conference for $45, approximately half of the cost. Certificates of attendance are available upon request. Registration is available online at www.castlerockwriters.com or through printing out a mail-in registration. The $45 rate does not include Friday evening or extras such as a headshot or a manuscript critique.