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 Doc Gurney

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Dr. H.C. Gurney on the recent release of his book, THE ONE-EYED BUFFALO AND OTHER ADVENTUROUS STORIES FROM THE LIFE OF DOC GURNEY VETERINARIAN (December 2020 from Boulevard Press) ABOUT THE BOOK The book has 32 engaging short stories which illustrate the unique challenges of a veterinarian treating animals across […]

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Sweet Success for Tena Stetler

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Tena Stetler and her amazing year so far! A WITCH’S QUANDARY, part of A Demon’s Witch series, is the second book release this year (coming July 12 from The Wild Rose Press). Earlier in the year was CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY MAGIC, part of the One Scoop or Two Summer series (April […]

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Sweet Success for Randall Stewart

Congratulations to Randall Stewart. His recent release, HIKING IN CRIPPLE CREEK, VICTOR, AND GOLDFIELD WITH THE GOLD CAMP TRAIL MULES, was featured in the Pikes Peak Courier newspaper. ABOUT THE BOOK This hiking book discusses the geology of the Colorado Gold Camp, selected mines of the district, and highlights the many hiking trails around the […]

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Latest Conference News

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.

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