The Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference
Registration opens June 30 | Register before August 31 to save $50
Our conference has a number of ways to participate and engage so you can create the experience that works best for you:
- Early registration is $225 through August 31
- Standard registration is $275
- Single-day passes are available for $150
We offer a number of discounts for Arizona Educators, ASU affiliates, senior citizens, people with disabilities, students, and active or retired military personnel. Active duty military and veterans recieve a $95 registration.
In addition, we offer discounted presenter fees under MFA Presents for MFA students and Community Writers for those interested in presenting panels at the conference. We also offer emerging writers the opportunity to apply for the Conference Teaching Fellows program, which offers emerging writers the opportunity to teach alongside award-winning faculty and receive a free registration.