HippoCamp: A Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers

August 12-14, 2022

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About the event

Write true stories? This warm and welcoming summer writing conference was made just for you!

HippoCamp, produced by Hippocampus Magazine and Books, is for creative nonfiction writers of all skill levels and backgrounds. Hone your craft, explore publishing options, and find ways to balance your writing and "real" life, plus meet, learn from, and share with writers like you.

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