The conference runs from August 2-5 at the Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, Massachusetts. One of the oldest literary conferences in the nation, it offers workshops and craft sessions in fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, poetry, social media, publicity, promotion and manuscript mentoring sessions. Best-selling mystery writer Hank Phillippi Ryan will keynote on Saturday, August 4. Courses taught by our award-winning faculty include novelist C.E. Lawrence, author/filmmaker Rick Beyer, storyteller Judah Leblang, editor Diane O'Connell, screenwriter Patricia K. Meyer, mystery author Mike Cooper, editor Susan Schoenberger, poet David Surrette, YA novelist Laurie Stolarz, children author Susan Tan, and social media expert Bobbie Carlton.