2022 Pikes Peak Writers Conference

Register Now for the 2022 PPW Conference!

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

Ghosts of Downtown Story Submission!!!

Stories must be no more than one page (11-point font) in length. When possible, stories should be linked to a specific historical figure or landmark in the Downtown district (roughly, the area between Acacia Park and the Pioneers Museum, bounded by Shooks Run to the east and Monument Valley Park to the west). Stories must […]

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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 Karen Fox at programming@pikespeakwriters.com.

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Latest Conference News

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 thrilled to offer some incredible […]

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