Sponsored by Pennwriters, Inc.

(Mark October 10, 2020, on your calendar for WRT-8)

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A Writer's Road Trip #7
October 12th, 2019 -- 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Buffet lunch included.
Tom Ridge Environmental Center,
301 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505

Early Bird Registration by September 30, 2019: $60.00 for Pennwriters Members, $70.00 for non-members. YPPP small cover shdw

Planning to take Jamie Saloff’s 2-part class on publishing? Let us know! A limited supply of printed books with all your class notes and more will be given free to early-bird registrants, on a first-come, first-served basis. Once our supply is gone, no more will be available. (This book is not available in stores!) Learn more here.


Register after September 30: $70 for Pennwriters Members, $80 for non-members.

Last day for registration is October 9, 2019.

No refunds after September 30, 2019.

Prefer to pay by check? You can mail a check to Todd Main, 1248 W. 22nd Street, Erie, PA, 16502. Please include the registration form you can download by clicking here

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Book Donations for Children Wanted: 

Pennwriters Area 1 and The Writer’s Road Trip writing conference want to grow our community involvement. As part of this, we have chosen to partner with the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit by donating books for their students. We are asking all WRT participants to bring a new book to donate, if they so choose, the day of the conference.

The IU5’s clients are children with speech/language, fine motor, cognitive and physical needs, etc., that require services prior to attending school. The children the IU5 will be working with are birth-preschool. So best choices are early readers and picture books, but any book that can be read by a therapist or parent will be appreciated as well. As authors and writers, we feel it’s only fitting that we foster the love of reading and the written word early on. We thank you in advance for your donation to this effort.


Need a local hotel? Mention Pennwriters at these hotels for a discount:  Map

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
2800 W. 8th Street
Erie, PA 16506

Comfort Inn Presque Isle
3041 West 12th Street
Erie, PA  16506

Discounted rates apply when you mention "Pennwriters." Special pricing available until October 9th.


Make it a vacation: Here are listings of other local area events.

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Still have questions? Stop by our Facebook Page and message us or email Todd Main, Conference Coordinator at: toddmain (AT)