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2018 WWA Convention

  • 20 Jun 2018
  • 23 Jun 2018
  • Billings, Montana

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This is for anyone registering after June 8, 2018 for a single day attendance at the convention. There is no guarantee of any meals.
  • All registrations received after June 8, 2018 fall into this category. There is no guarantee of meals in this registration category.

All attendees must register. Pre-Registration must be received by June 1, 2018. All other registrations must be made in Billings; There is no guarantee of space at meals, special events or tours for registrations made in Billings.

(Anyone attending events without registering will be billed at cost plus 10%.)


Register

WWA Annual Convention

June 20, 2018 - June 23, 2018

Doubletree Hotel, 27 N 27th Street, Billings, MT 59101


Tuesday, June 19 - 

Registration (4 - 6 p.m.)

Wednesday, June 20 - 

Registration (7:30 - 4 p.m.)

Writing Panels (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

  • Writing About Film
  • The Buffalo Bill Papers
  • Writing about the Little Bighorn
  • Chronicles of the Modern West
  • The Great Montana Harvest: Commercial Buffalo Hunting in the 19th Century

Opening Reception (5 - 6 p.m.)

Dinner on your own

Roundup Room Presentation "Starry Skies - The Lakota Way of Seeing the Night" followed by music (9 p.m.)


Thursday, June 21 - 

Breakfast Roundtables (7:30 - 9 a.m.) (ticket required)

Panel - Returning Buffalo to the Plains (9:15 - 10:15 a.m.)

Editor - Agent Panel (10:30-11:30 a.m.)

Lunch on your own

Tour Chief Plenty Coups State Park (Noon - 5 p.m.) (ticket required, Box Lunch included; this tour requires walking on dirt paths, please do not register if you cannot walk on uneven ground about a quarter of a mile; we have no access to an ADA bus)

Homestead Dinner and Auction (6 - 10 p.m.)

Roundup Room music


Friday, June 22 - 

Screening of Dorothy Johnson Documentary (8:30 - 9 a.m.)

Panel - Montana Literary Traditions (9:15 - 10:15 a.m.)

Keynote Address by Pete Simpson (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)

Spur Finalist/Hall of Fame Lunch (12 - 1:30 p.m.) (ticket required)

Panel - Longmire: From Page to Stage (2-3 p.m.) (ticket required; included in full convention registration)

General Business Meeting for all members (3:30 - 5 p.m.)

Cocktail Reception (6:30-7 p.m.)

Spur Award Banquet (7 - 10 p.m.) (ticket required)

Roundup Room music


Saturday, June 23- 

Tour Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY ( 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) (ticket required)

Script Reading: The Cheyenne Social Club (7:00 - 9 p.m.)

Roundup Room Music (9:30 - ??)


(For further details, including a link to make hotel reservations, visit our website http://www.westernwriters.org)


Any changes to the program made until the time the events starts take precedence over this schedule.




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