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 Jamie Ferguson

Cheers and congratulations to Jamie Ferguson on the April release of MAGICKS & ENCHANTMENTS. This is the first issue in the Enchanted Tales anthology series from Blackbird Publishing ABOUT THE ANTHOLOGY: Set your cauldron to bubbling, and read these fifteen tales of magic, sorcery, and enchantment! What if you could smell magic—or go to a […]

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Sweet Success for Angela Sylvaine

Congratulations to Angela Penland, writing as Angela Sylvaine, on her latest publication. CHOPPING SPREE, number 27 in the REWIND OR DIE novella series, recently released from Unnerving Books. This 80s style slasher is fast paced and full of campy bloody fun. ABOUT THE BOOK: Eden Hills, Minnesota is famous for one thing- its 80s inspired […]

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Latest Conference News

2021 Conference!

Esteemed past, present, and potential 2021 PPW Conference Attendees – As you know, we regretfully had to cancel our 2020 in-person conference due to COVID concerns. Unfortunately, as we approach the end of 2020 there are still safety concerns over large public gatherings. While our 2021 conference is ~5 months away–scheduled for late April 2021–it […]

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