The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

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Original photograph of Old Main by Deanna Dent / ASU Now. Other original photographs by NASA.

Conference Exhibitors

Celebrating our larger literary community

In addition to regular conference sessions and advanced workshops, the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference hosts a literary fair featuring authors, publishers, and other literary organizations from all over the country to present programs and activities and engage with conference attendees.

Our 2020 exhibitors included the Arizona Professional Writers, Arizona State Poetry Society, Barrett Honors College, Bookmans, Brick Cave Media, Cardboard House Press, Cinthia Richie, Desert Botanical Garden, Dorothy Rice, Elizabeth Martina Bishop, Hayden's Ferry Review, Holum Press, Hoot n Waddle, Jeffrey Marshall, Jessica McCann, Karen Shiffman Lateiner, little somethings press, Northern Arizona University Creative Writing Program, Palabras Bilingual Bookstore, Poets and Muses, Poisoned Pen Bookstore, Queer Poetry Salon with Equality Arizona, Read Better Be Better, rinky dink press, Romance Writers of America Phoenix, Sandra Marinella, Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths, Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, Sonora Review, Superstition Review, Tanline Printing, Tolsun Books, University of Arizona Press, Warner House Press, & Write On, Downtown.

Exhibitors for next year's conference will be announced soon.

To meet past exhibitors, keep reading. You can also view the fair schedule, or learn more about the conference.

Interested in exhibiting? Engage with over 30,000 community members and 300 conference attendees by becoming an exhibitor today!