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The PPWC staff is looking for a Recordings Director for this year’s conference. Responsibilities include inventory of equipment, management of a team of 2-3 volunteers, logistics of two rooms of recordings during conference. A knowledge of Audacity or other audio recording software is a plus (but if our director Jenny […]

Announcing the 2024 Conference!

The 2024 Pikes Peak Writers Conference is April 26-28, 2024 and we want to see you there! We’re bringing back the 1920s with our theme: “Jazz Up Your Writing: The Roaring 20s is Coming to Pikes Peak Writers!” So brush up on your Hemingway, Stein, Joyce, Fitzgeralds because we’re donning […]

We are back!

Hello Writers – We are back for another great writers’ conference! Last year saw us in person for the first time in three years, and it was fantastic. Here’s some feedback from that April 2022 conference: “Dynamite!” “Fun!” “Creative!” “Refreshing!” “Holy moly this was amazing!” “Friendliest conference ever!” We pride […]

Hello Fellow Writers!

Hello Fellow Writers! I’m Jenny Kate, this year’s PPW Conference Director, and have I got a conference update for you!  Our planning team is busy, busy, busy.  We are in person, April 29 – May 1, and we are providing a virtual option. Programming With more than 90 workshops planned […]

2022 Conference Update

Hi PPWC Enthusiasts! Hold on to your hats, I’ve got a lot of exclamation points coming your way! We are well into planning for 2022 and super excited to be back in person! We can’t wait to introduce you to our new venue – the Colorado Springs Doubletree Hilton Hotel! We’re […]

2022 Conference FAQ

1- Will there be a virtual option for PPWC?  We are offering 24 workshops plus keynote speeches as our virtual option. This option can be purchased as a stand alone option or as an in-person attendee add-on. Both options will have access to the content for 45 days following the end of […]


If you’ve got a workshop on craft, publishing, marketing –   Submit it now! The proposal portal is open now to October 1, 2021.  Workshops will be selected in October 2021. Go to https://pikespeakwriters.submittable.com/submit/119316/ppw-proposal-portal to enter your workshop ideas.  We prefer a minimum of three workshops per person. If you have questions, contact […]

2022 Conference

Dates: April 29-May 1, 2022 with an add-on date of April 28 Keynotes: Jane Friedman, Robert Crais, Barbara O’Neal (Samuel) Location: Colorado Springs DoubleTree Registration: Begins in the fall! Sign up for the Pikes Peak Writers newsletter for updates.