Announcing Our Faculty for the August 3-6,2023 Cape Cod Writers Center Conference

The Cape Cod Writers Center is pleased to announce our outstanding faculty for the 60th Cape Cod Writers Center Conference, August 3-6, 2023. 

The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis

Registration Opens May 22nd 


Keynote Speaker 

Verlyn Klinkenborg

Author, writing teacher, and former member New York Times editorial board 

Verlyn Klinkenborg was born in Colorado in 1952 and raised in Iowa and California. He graduated from Pomona College and received a Ph.D. in English Literature from Princeton University. He is the author of Making Hay (1986), The Last Fine Time (1991), The Rural Life (2003), and Timothy: Or, Notes of an Abject Reptile (2006), Several Short Sentences About Writing (2012), and More Scenes From the Rural Life (2013). He is the recipient of a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship and was a member of the New York Times editorial board from 1997 to 2013. He teaches at Yale University. Mr. Klinkenborg lives in rural New York state with his wife, Alexandra Enders.



   Jeanette Bradley  — children’s author and illustrator

 Jamie Brickhouse — award-winning storyteller

 Jacqueline Cangro — author & developmental editor


 David Farrow — mystery author


 Michael Fleming-author, poet and editor


 Vanessa Martir memoir and fiction writer


 Nathan McClain — acclaimed poet and author


 Margaret McMullan — award-winning novelist and memoirist


 Diane O’Connell –writing coach and developmental editor




Judith Swankoski–book marketing, social media and website expert



 Stephanie Schorow — award-winning nonfiction reporter & author


 Jeremy Wechter — story consultant and film maker


 Alicia Brooks — Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency


 Jacqueline Flynn – Joelle Delbourgo Literary Associates


 Maggie Cooper — Aevitas Creative Management