All participants submit up to 20 pages of fiction (or non fiction)to be read and discussed by published authors and other conference participants in a traditional workshop format.  Get high level feedback on your work in a fun, supportive environment.

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Come to Oxford, MS, the land of Faulkner, for 3 days of workshops, craft talks, readings, open mics and fellowship!  Also, some really damn good catfish!

Write! Learn! Rejoice!

Meet Other Authors. Have Your Work Read.

Enjoy the hell out of it!    JUNE 7-9 2024

Our conference is open to writers of all levels. 

Registration is now closed.

The Yokshop is full    




Registration for the conference is 500 dollars (via check, Paypal or Venmo).  This includes entrance to all conference events, a guaranteed workshop slot, and transportation to and from Taylor, MS for our Saturday night catfish dinner. This does not‚Äč include lodging, although rooms are blocked at The Inn at Ole Miss (where the conference will be held) until May 1st. They can be reached at 662-234-2331.

 Don't delay!