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Registration fee: $279

Early Bird Rate (through May 23): $239

Student Rate of $159 is available, call 360.383.3200 for details


Why should you register for the Chuckanut Writers Conference?

Study with some of the best writing faculty anywhere. Practice your craft in a supportive, collegiate setting. Learn valuable writing techniques and gain new insights. Interact in person with dynamic authors, literary agents, marketing experts, and fellow writers. Enhance your knowledge of the business of writing. Return home energized, inspired and ready to write. Earn 16 clock hours if you’re a WA State K-12 teacher and you attend the entire conference (administrative fee applies).

Refund Policy:
Full refund provided through May 1. Refunds subject to $100 admin fee starting May 2. No refunds after May 31.

Fee includes:

All sessions (see schedule) and free parking
Faculty readings
Author book signings
Thursday night re-conference special edition of The Chuckanut Radio Hour (registration required)
End of conference open-mic events

Options (additional cost):

Pitch sessions: $10 (Must register by June 15)
Marketing Consultations: $20 (Must register by June 15)
Editing Consultations: $20 (Must register by June 15)
Master Classes range from $75 to $95.  
Box lunches: $10 (Must register by June 15)

Four easy ways to register!

Call us at 360.383.3200 (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover)

Register online (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover)
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Register in person at the WCC Foundation Building, Suite 101, open 9 AM to 5 PM (check, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover)

Print and mail your registration to WCC Community Education, 237 W. Kellogg Road, Bellingham, WA 98226 (check, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). Mail and Fax Registration Form 

If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, contact Whatcom Community College Community Education at 360.383.3200 or email conference planner Jessica Lohafer at