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The 15th annual Columbus Writers Conference, scheduled for Friday, August 24, and Saturday, August 25, 2007, at the Fawcett Conference Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, offers more than 50 sessions on fiction and nonfiction topics presented by writers, editors, and literary agents.

Still available are some one-to-one literary agent, editor, and writer consultations and, also, a few Advance Critiques. The conference also features informal agent/editor chat sessions and open mikes for writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children's/young adult.

Conference topic areas include novel, nonfiction book, short story, children and young adults, memoir, poetry, screenwriting, author/editor relationship, finding and working with a literary agent, query letter, novel synopsis, nonfiction book proposal, pitching a book, book doctor, freelance writing, and the legal and business aspects of writing for books, film, and television.

To receive a brochure, e-mail conference director Angela Palazzolo at AngelaPL28@aol.com, or call 614-451-3075, or write The Columbus Writers Conference, P.O. Box 20548, Columbus, OH 43220. Details are also available on the Web site at creativevista.com.