Boldface Conference registration deadline: May 9 Registration for the 6th annual Boldface Conference closes Friday, May 9! Come spend a week at the University of Houston at the country’s only literary conference specifically for emerging writers. Learn more about our 2014 faculty, visiting writers Amber Dermont, David MacLean and Franke Varca, and how to register or apply for a scholarship to the conference at www.boldfaceconference.com. be bold. face the writer in you.