Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference

The People of Desert Nights, Rising Stars

Faculty, Fellows, MFA Presenters and More

So many people make the Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference what it is. 

  • Faculty: Nationally-recognized and award-winning authors, agents, and other literary professionals presenting craft talks, panels, workshops, and more.
  • FellowsShowcasing voices at the conference that may not otherwise be heard.
  • Sponsors: Educational institutions, non-profits, businesses, and other organizations supporting our work.
  • Other Presenters: MFA students, sponsored faculty, moderators and more.

We're more than a conference. We're a community.

To learn more, keep reading. You can learn more about the conference or view this year's schedule

More conference faculty, fellows, and other presenters will be announced soon.