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West Texas Writers' Academy June 10-14, 2019 

Register here!


WTWA Registration fee: $695 before May 1
Late Registration fee:  $749 beginning May 1


  • Sunday pre-conference: $40 for new students; free for alumni

Sunday, June 9  7-8:30 p.m.
How to Pitch Your Book To Agents
with Jonathan Baker, former assistant to the editor-in-chief at W.W. Norton & Co.

Mr. Baker’s workshop will focus on the intricacies and pitfalls of landing an agent in today’s market. From putting the final polishes on a manuscript and knowing what agents are looking for, to knowing which agents to pitch, writing query letters, and approaching agents at conferences, Baker will guide writers through the thicket of confusion that surrounds the agent-search process.

  • Writing contest:  Win a free lunch with one of our agents! 

Enter the contest for $25 via the registration page then send us the first 10 pages of your manuscript.

Relive the fun college life and stay in on-campus housing!
$35 per night for a private room and bathroom shared with one person
$70 per night for a private room and private bathroom. 
On-campus residents must bring all the essentials for dorm life, including linens and towels. Buff Hall is setup in a suite configuration for four people.

Questions?  Talk to RoseAnne!
Email: rplatt@wtamu.edu
Phone: (806) 651-2037

All registrations will be processed in the order received. If the class selected as your first choice is full, we will enroll you in your second choice.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation deadline for the academy is Friday, May 17, 2019, at 5:00 pm CDT. Prior to that registration fees will be refunded less a $75 administrative fee. Cancellations after this date will result in forfeiture of all fees.

The Academy is not eligible for academic credit at WTAMU.