13th NATIONAL BLACK WRITERS CONFERENCE

WRITING RACE, EMBRACING DIFFERENCE
Thursday, March 31 – Sunday, April 3, 2016

Honorary Chair
Rita Dove, Former Poet Laureate of The U.S.

2016 NBWC HONOREES
Edwidge Danticat, Woodie King Jr., Michael Eric Dyson & Charles Johnson

Conference Location:
Founders Auditorium
Medgar Evers College, CUNY
1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

View program now.

Pre-registration by mail must be postmarked by Friday, March 14, 2016.
Pre-registration is 50% refundable by Friday, March 25, 2016.
Online Registration ends Friday, March 25, 2016.
FEES GO UP ONSITE.

SPECIAL! Register for two (2) Talkshops and receive %15 off ticketed price!

Enter Promo Code: like2talkshop

Onsite Registration takes place DAYS OF EVENT ONLY. No advanced on-site registration.
Onsite Fees/Donation go up from pre-registration and are as the follows:

ONSITE REGISTRATION FEES/ DONATION Pre-registration
4 days – General      $80         $65
4 day – Student/ Senior/ Faculty      $45         $30
1 day – General       $35          $25
1 day – Student/ Senior/ Faculty       $25         $15

 

Group Registration:

  • General admission/ donation for churches and other community-based organizations (CBYOs) is $50 per person unless otherwise negotiated.
  • Is FREE for K- 12 grade inclusive of chaperones as expressed on the Group Registration Form.  Youth programming is scheduled on Thursday, March 31, 2016. See our program page for details.

Registration form_NBWC_groups_2016

Medgar Evers College Students attend for FREE! Registration and Valid ID Required. (See below for details.) Registration for MEC Students:

  • All MEC Students (Matriculated & Non- Matriculated) – No Cost (FREE). Please complete registration online. [This does not include ticketed events such as any related concerts, receptions, talkshops, or the like.] Please be prepared to show proof on-site (program or ID).
  • Classes– For class preregistration:
  • Professors must submit a class roster in advance to the Registration Coordinator.
  • These students may be required to complete a registration form on–site to capture their information and asked to complete a survey/ evaluation.
  • These students should bring valid MEC identification.

Registration for MEC Faculty and Staff:

  • MEC Faculty, who require their students to attend any portion of the Conference, are offered “gratis entry”. Please complete a Registration Form and indicate “gratis” in the Student/Faculty/Senior box.
  • All other MEC Faculty and Staff are asked to pay the donation as indicated on the registration form.

ID required for Student/ Faculty/ Senior Admission rates, please present at time of entry. Discount entry is non-transferable.Click if you would like to Volunteer. If you have additional questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) page.

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