Spring 2020 applications opening mid-April!

For program details, click here.


[margins.] : the conference

a space where the dream of an inclusive literary future is made into a micro-reality

August 1-2, 2020

Learn more here.




For the most up-to-date information about our upcoming events, check our Facebook Events Page!

Meet & Greet for Diverse Writers with Sandhya Menon

February 18, 2020 6-7p

YOUR pub and writing questions answered by New York Times-bestselling author Sandhya Menon! Join to mix and mingle with fellow local writers and talk with Sandhya about all the things that have led to her bestseller path! She's got the tips and she wants to hear your questions. 

Hang starting at 6p. Stay for her author talk with Brenna Yovanoff at 7p. 

At Tattered Cover Bookstore, 2526 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO.

Writing Paths Workshop: Kickstarter Kung Fu!

February 20, 2020 6:30p

The Power of Self-Publishing Through Crowd Funding
Join graphic novelist, professor and podcaster R. Alan Brooks, as he shares some quick and powerful tips for self-publishing your book through a Kickstarter campaign!

Hosted at Lighthouse Writers' 1515 Race St., Denver, CO. Join for the Writing in Color Mixer at 5:30P, stay for the workshop! Bring all your questions!

This workshop series is intended to support writers from underrepresented groups, including based on:
race, cultural, ethnic, or religious identity; gender identity; sexual orientation; physical, cognitive or emotional disability; and socioeconomic adversity.

If you are a writer from one of these groups, please register by sending a 1-2 sentence statement about your background and interest in the program to info@thewordfordiversity.org
*Your answer will be kept confidential and used only for registration and recordkeeping purposes.

We are excited to present this series with no registration fee; donations are welcome.

Writing in Color Mixer

Third Fridays, 5:30p-7:30p

We join our friends Lighthouse Writers on the third Friday of each month for a happy hour and mixer for writers of color. Come by to meet fellow writers, and stay for a rotating run of panel talks, workshopping sessions, and open mics. 




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