Special Rates

Student Rates

Student rates for high school juniors & seniors & college students are available. The cost is $35, which includes workshops, lunch, and an agent pitch. Find your people at the Castle Rock Writers Conference, as you explore one of four tracks. Workshops are led by established presenters. Critiques are by experienced editors. Give us a day and we’ll give you special talents that only scholars, weirdos, warriors, and poets will appreciate.

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. Scholarship recipients are welcome to pay more for those options.

Scholarships for College Students

Two students from each area college will receive scholarships for $25 to attend the conference, bringing 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. Scholarship recipients are welcome to pay more for those options.

Special Rate for Military people,  Educators, and Past Conference Faculty

Active or retired military, educators, and past conference faculty members 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.