But it’s not too late to attend!  Visit us onsite Thursday, August 1st, 2:00-4:30 p.m. or Friday, August 2nd at the Resort and Conference Center, 35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis, MA 02601.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER for the 57th Cape Cod Writers Center

Annual Conference



Casey Sherman is a film producer, screenwriter, renowned investigative journalist, and New York Times Bestselling Author. His ten books include the maritime classic The Finest Hours (now a major motion picture), Boston Strong (which inspired the acclaimed film Patriots Day), The Ice Bucket Challenge (soon to be a Netflix motion picture starring Casey Affleck), and Animal (in development as a major motion picture for 20th Century FOX). His current New York Times bestsellers are: 12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady’s Fight for Redemption and Above & Beyond: John F. Kennedy and the cold War’s Most Dangerous Spy Mission.

Casey has received the Edward R. Murrow Award for Journalistic Excellence and has been enshrined in the National Crime Museum. He has appeared on more than 100 television programs and is a featured writer for The Washington Post, TIME Magazine, Esquire, Boston Magazine and the Boston Herald.

So don’t wait! Mark your new 2019 calendar for this and other offerings for the 57th Cape Cod Writers Center Conference!  Looking forward to seeing you then!

The Resort & Conference Center at Hyannis, Massachusetts

August 1-4, 2019

Featuring distinguished authors, editors and agents in workshops on fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, poetry, mysteries and thrillers, social media, promotion and more!




Several scholarships are offered, including the Marion R. Vuilleumier Scholarship and the Kevin V. Symmons Scholarship for Second Career Writers. Please email a letter to by June 14 stating financial need along with an 800 to 1200 word, double-spaced sample in Word format. Include your home address and phone numbers. Notifications will be emailed by July 15. Scholarships are applied to course fees and include volunteer service during the conference.