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Department of English

Young Writers' Conference

Hosted by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program at California State University, Fresno.

This year's event:

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In-person: Satellite Student Union
Online: Zoom (webinar access)

Manuscript deadline:

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Registration deadline:

Friday, April 8, 2022

Keynote Speaker: Author Kristen Radtke

Author photo of Kristen Radtke.

Kristen Radtke is the author of the graphic memoirs Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness (2021) and Imagine Wanting Only This (2017). She is the art director of The Verge.

The recipient of a Whiting Creative Nonfiction grant, her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Marie Claire, The Atlantic, Elle, Vanity Fair, Vogue, NPR, and elsewhere.