Creative Writing Festival

Montreat College will host the tenth annual Creative Writing Festival on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $15 per participant (includes lunch and workshops). Educators and chaperones free.

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Festival Details

  • The featured speaker is William R. Fortschen, author of New York Times bestselling books including One Second After
  • Creative Writing Contest
  • Open Mic
  • Luncheon featuring William R. Forstchen on “Adventures in Writing and Publishing”


  • 8:30: Registration
  • 9:00-1:00: Festival with Writing Workshops in Poetry, Fiction, & Nonfiction

Creative Writing Contest

  • Genres: Poetry and Fiction
  • Length: Three pages
  • One entry per writer
  • Submit entries to by April 5, 2018; use genre as the subject line
  • Include name, grade, teacher, and school with entry
  • Winners will be announced at the Montreat Creative Writing Festival


Contact Kimberly Angle at and register here.