The Desert Nights, Rising Stars
Writers Conference

Conference Fellows 2019

Welcoming the 2019 Desert Nights Fellows

In our inaugural year, the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing proudly presents the 2019 Desert Nights Fellows!

Our 2019 Desert Nights Fellows are Jabari Jawan AllenMaría Luisa ArroyoLeah BaillySusanne BrentBriyana D. ClarelMike ConklinYohanca DelgadoKelly deVosAnna FloresSarah Rafael GarcíaJoseph HanHalee KirkwoodYi Shun LaiSarah LeamyLaura MaherJane Marcellushaydée (hr) souffrantRashaad ThomasMalik Toms, and Kirk Wisland.

We're honored to welcome these extraordinary individuals to our Desert Nights family. We cannot wait to learn from each and everyone one of them this upcoming February, and hope you'll join us for this new chapter in our conference history.

To meet our fellows, select a name from the side menu or view the list below. You can also meet our faculty or view this year's conference schedule.

Interested in presenting yourself? Learn more about becoming a fellow today!