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 Sandi Hoover and Jim Tritten

By: Darby Karchut  Congratulations to Sandi Hoover and Jim Tritten! PANAMA’S GOLD, a thriller set in the forests of central Panama, won the first place for Adult Fiction-Novellas, in the New Mexico Press Women’s Communication Contest. PANAMA’S GOLD is a novella contained within the anthology, MELTINGPOT (October 2020, Sydnie Beaupré, Publisher).  ABOUT THE NOVELLA: Chen […]

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Sweet Success for Jean Alfieri

By: Darby Karchut Congratulations to Jean Alfieri on her recent release entitled BLESSED TO BE YOUR DOG. This is the companion book to BLESSED TO BE ME. ABOUT THE BOOK This guided journal helps people celebrate the stories of their fur hero. With famous quotes, doodling pages, and prompts to write from the viewpoints of […]

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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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