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2021 WWA Convention

  • 16 Jun 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • 19 Jun 2021
  • 11:59 PM
  • Loveland, Colorado; Embassy Suites

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • This registration is for a guest of a WWA member who has also registered for the convention. It includes no meal tickets, which should be purchased separately. (The Homestead Auction and Dinner is included).
  • This is for anyone registering after June 1, 2021 for a single day attendance at the convention. There is no guarantee of any meals.
  • All registrations for the full convention received after June 1, 2021 fall into this category. There is no guarantee of meals in this registration category.
  • This registration includes the Opening Reception, Homestead Auction and Dinner, all breaks and all panels and sessions. Tour and Meal tickets should be purchased separately.
  • This registration includes the Opening Reception, Homestead Auction and Dinner, Business meeting, all breaks and all panels and sessions. Tour and Meal tickets should be purchased separately.

Registration is closed


Western Writers of America 

2021 Convention Schedule

Embassy Suites

4705 Clydesdale Parkway

Loveland, CO

June 16-19, 2021



Wednesday, June 16, 2021

9 a.m. – Noon: WWA Board Meeting 

1:30 p.m.  3:00 p.m.: Homestead Foundation Board Meeting  

3  5 p.m.: Registration

Manager’s Reception for Embassy Suites Hotel Guests 

Dinner on your own

7:30-9 p.m.: Opening Session - Recognition of 2020 Award Winners and Why Cows Need Cowboys Launch Party



Thursday, June 17, 2021

8  11 a.m.: Registration

8 a.m.: Breakfast for Embassy Suites Hotel Guests  

9:00  10 a.m.:  Presentation: Book Marketing 

10:30  11:30 a.m.: Panel: Santa Fe Trail 

Lunch on your own

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.: Panel: Author Boot Camp

3 – 4 p.m.: Panel: Nonfiction Focus - Who Owns History

Dinner on your own

4:30 - 9 p.m.: Drive yourself Optional activity: Tour and Dinner at Fort Lancaster Lupton Historic Site. 

9:30 p.m.  close: Roundup Room music


Friday, June 18, 2021

8 a.m.: Breakfast for Embassy Suites Hotel Guests  

8:30  11 a.m.: Registration

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Vendors

9 – 10 a.m.: Digital Publishing Presentation by Mike Bray, Wolfpack Publishing 

Coffee Break Sponsored by WWA Patron and Sustaining Members

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Panel: Editor-Agent Roundup 

Noon – 2 p.m.: Spur Finalist and Hall of Fame Luncheon and Keynote address by 2021 Owen Wister Award winners W. Michael and Kathleen O’Neal Gear(Ticket required) 

3 - 4:30 p.m.: Packing the West Premiere 

Manager’s Reception for Embassy Suites Hotel Guests 

7  9 p.m.: Homestead Dinner and Auction (Ticket required)

9:30 p.m.  close: Roundup Room music


Saturday, June 19, 2021

8 a.m.: Breakfast for Embassy Suites Hotel Guests  

10 a.m.  3:30 p.m.: Vendors.

8:30  10 a.m.: General Business MeetingAll members invited

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Panel: Fiction Focus - Writing Series Characters 

10:30 a.m.  3:30 p.m.: Editor-Agent Interviews

10:30 a.m.  noon: WWA Board Meeting 

Lunch on your own

1:30  2:30 p.m. Panel: Writing the West in the Age of “Enlightment” 

3 – 4 p.m.: Panel: Advice for Novelists: Writing Dialogue 

Manager’s Reception for Embassy Suites Hotel Guests 

7  9:30 p.m.: Spur Award Banquet (Ticket required) 

9:30 p.m.  close: Roundup Room music



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All announcements regarding the schedule made prior to, or at the convention in Loveland,  take precedence over this preliminary schedule.

Reserve your room at the Embassy Suites, Loveland, CO:


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