Who We Are

PPW logo high resolutionPikes Peak Writers Conference was founded in 1993 by author Jimmie Butler under the auspices and sponsorship of the Friends of Pikes Peak Library. The inaugural conference centered on “Useful Tips for Writing Commercial Fiction,” and enjoyed sponsorship by the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District and The Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration.

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Latest PPW News

Sweet Success for Jennie MacDonald

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Jennie MacDonald on her recent release. Her edited collection, Schabraco and other Gothic tales from The Lady’s Monthly Museum, 1798-1828, is now available from Valancourt Books. ABOUT THE BOOK: Originally published for girls attending English boarding schools, The Lady’s Monthly Museum offers a fascinating look at popular culture for young people during Jane Austen’s era. The […]

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Sweet Success for Jean Alfieri

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Jean Alfieri on the April 12th release of her self-guided journal, BLESSED TO BE ME. ABOUT THE BOOK: BLESSED TO BE ME is a guided journal to capture the love, laughter and tears – all the many facets surrounding the life and times of YOU! Through the use of writing […]

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Sweet Success for Kale!

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to these Pikes Peak Writers members on their various stories appearing in the Corrales Writing Group’s upcoming horror anthology entitled KALE IS A FOUR-LETTER WORD: Chris Allen, Maureen Cooke, Sandi Hoover, Jim Tritten, and Patricia Walkow (all members of PPW), contributed to the book. The following individuals also made either written […]

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Latest Conference News

PPWC 2020 Cancellation

Esteemed Conference Attendees, Sponsors, Volunteers, and PPW Members –  We have been watching the development of COVID-19 along with everyone else and share your concerns. First of all, we are deeply grateful for all the messages of support we’ve received and thank you for letting us know how much PPW matters to you. It matters to […]

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