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For Immediate Release

February 5, 2019

CONTACT: Anne Marie Cannon
PHONE: 303.569.0289

Georgetown Indie Con Announces Keynote Speakers

Registration Now Open for June 2019 Writer’s Conference
GEORGETOWN, CO – Keynote speakers have been announced for Georgetown Indie Con (GEOCON), an independent writer’s conference scheduled for June 28-30, 2019 at Georgetown Heritage Center, located in the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

The third annual event will feature three keynote speakers:

Erika Wurth: Director of Creative Writing at Western Illinois University and author of novels Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend and You Who Enter Here, two collections of poetry, and Buckskin Cocaine, a collection of short stories.

David Hicks: Professor of English at Regis University, Director of the Mile-High MFA Program, and author of the novel White Plains.

Erika Krouse: Author of the novel Contenders and Come Up and See Me Sometime, a collection of stories, as well forthcoming books Tell Me Everything: Memoir of a Private Eye and Save Me.

For more information about Keynote Speakers, please visit FACULTY.

The conference will also feature multiple breakout sessions, vendors, and add-on networking opportunities, including the Networking Dinner at Cooper’s on the Creek. Other activities will be announced.

Early registration is now open until February 22nd, with space limited to 80 registrants. For information, visit GEOCON.

GEOCON’s mission is to provide writers of every genre with an educational and inspirational environment in which to flourish. It is an opportunity to connect with and learn from successful authors and industry professionals in an intimate environment.



GEOCON 2018 press release pdf