Hotel Omni San Antone

25th Annual Conference
October 10 - 13, 2019

Writing to Remember - Remembering Why We Write

Omni La Mansion del Rio Hotel
San Antonio, Texas

Women Writing the West will be celebrating our 25th Anniversary at the Annual Conference, to be held in historic San Antonio, Texas, on October 10th through 13th, 2019. Join us to celebrate not only WWW's Silver Anniversary, but also the WILLA Literary Award Winners and Finalists, the LAURA Short Fiction Awards and the new DOWNING Journalism Awards Winners and Finalists.

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The 2019 Conference Committee is now accepting proposals for workshops at the conference. If you are interested in presenting a workshop, please download the form and mail it to:

2019 Conference Workshop Proposal
PO Box 294
Helotes, TX 78023

or send by email to:

2019 Conference Workshop Proposal Form

Submit no later than Feb. 22, 2019 to Program Coordinators Teddy Jones and Natalie Bright at: as an attachment with WWW Workshop Proposal in the subject line. Questions? Use the above email for information requests.


Registration for the 2019 Conference will open in the spring of 2019.

For more information, contact conference chair, Cynthia Leal Massey at