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 Terry Odell

Way to go, Terry Odell! Kings River Life Magazine’s reviewer, Kathleen Costa selected THE MAPLETON MYSTERY Novellas as a top pick for 2020. ABOUT THE SERIES   THE MAPLETON MYSTERY Novellas, a blend of police procedurals and cozy mysteries. The series includes DEADLY PLACES, DEADLY ENGAGEMENT, and DEADLY ASSUMPTIONS. The series may be purchased through […]

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Sweet Success for Cate Glass

Congratulations to Cate Glass (aka Carol Berg) on the recent release of her newest novel, A SUMMONING OF DEMONS (February 2021 from Tor Books), the third book of the Chimera series. ABOUT THE BOOK Romy has been dreaming, every night more vivid and disturbing. In Cantagna’s streets and markets, crowds rage against magic-users. The philosophists […]

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Sweet Success for Jessica Mehring

By; Darby Karchut Cheers for Jessica Mehring on the recent release of PAINT IT RED, the first novel in the Primary Palette Mysteries series set in the art world of Santa Fe, New Mexico.  ABOUT THE BOOK Ali Porter came to Santa Fe, New Mexico, for a fresh start. The historic bungalow downtown is the […]

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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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