Welcome to Boldface, the only conference in the U.S.A. dedicated to emerging writers.

Join us in May for an event like no other. Experience daily workshops, readings, craft talks, social events, and professionalism panels in an intimate and supportive environment designed specifically with the needs of emerging writers in mind.

Attendees are invited to enter their work to the Robertson Prize – a competition specifically for Boldface attendees. You can check out the 2017 Conference’s award winning entries in Volume #19 of Glass Mountain Magazine on sale here through Submittable.

Want to know what happens at Boldface?  Whet your appetite with a look at our 2017 Sample Boldface Program and make plans to join us in May 2018.

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2018 Conference Dates:

May 21 – 25, 2018      | MD Anderson Library, University of Houston

Jan 3 – Apr 25, 2018  | Early Bird Registration 

from Apr 26, 2018      | Regular Registration

See you in May 2018!

Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers