Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference

Submitted by clg0282 on Wed, 02/21/2018 - 8:36am
Friday, July 20, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, July 22, 2018 (All day)

UNT's Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institue of Journalism will be hosting the 14th annual Mayborn Literary Nonficition Conference. This year's keynote speakers will include Diana B. Henriques, author of "The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and th Death of Trust;" Lindy West, contributing essayist for the New York Times; and Christopher Goffard, feature writer for the Los Angeles Times and multiple Pulitzer Prize finalist.

This year's theme is "Are You Not Entertained? Real Stories, Real People, Real Storytelling." The conference will also explore how journalists balance writing stories that are entertaining, as well as factually credible.

Location: 
Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, 1800 Highway 26 East in Grapevine, Texas
Event open to: 
UNT community
Ticket Price: 
Registration is $225 for students and $425 for others
Department or Sponsor: 
Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institue of Journalism
Contact Name: 
Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institue of Journalism
Contact Email: 
maybornconferenceinfo@unt.edu
Contact Phone: 
940-565-4564
Expected Attendance: 
Not Applicable