2013 Gathering of Writers

As writers, we bring life to the imagination, to memory, to the sounds and smells and images inside in our minds, capturing it all in language to create, “Life on the Page.” On Saturday, November 16, the Indiana Writers Center will present its annual Gathering of Writers—guaranteed to spark ideas and insights that will bring new life to your work and provide opportunities to meet and connect with other Indiana writers.

Join us at the Indiana Landmarks Center when Indiana's best established and emerging writers will meet for a full day of classes on the writing craft, featuring keynote Chistopher Coake.  Award-winning authors from around the state will share their expertise and discuss their experiences as working writers. Don't miss it!

Saturday, November 16, 2013
9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Indiana Landmarks Center
1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis



"Point of View:  Voice, Thought, and the Theory of (Fictional) Everything"


Keynote Speaker:  Christopher Coake

This year’s Keynote speaker is fiction writer Christopher Coake. A Hoosier native, Coake is is the author of the novel You Came Back (2012) and the collection of short stories We’re in Trouble (2005), which won the PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship and the 2012 recipient of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Emerging Indiana Author Award. In addition, Coake was listed among “Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists” in 2007. His stories have been published in numerous literary journals, and anthologized in Best American Mystery Stories, 2004, and Best American Noir of the Century. He is a professor of English at the University of Nevada. 

Make your Gathering experience complete and take the Master Class with Christopher Coake!     
Point of View: Master Class with Christopher Coake


$100 Nonmembers

$75   Members

$25   Full-time students with ID

Members- sign up between now and October 15 and receive the $60 early bird rate!

Lunch will be provided.

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Gathering Faculty Bios

Gathering Schedule and Session Topics


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