HippoCamp: A Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers

August 13-15, 2021

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About the event

Write true stories? This warm and welcoming summer writing conference was made just for you!

HippoCamp, produced by Hippocampus Magazine and Books, is for creative nonfiction writers of all skill levels and backgrounds. Hone your craft, explore publishing options, and find ways to balance your writing and "real" life, plus meet, learn from, and share with writers like you.

Allison K Williams Named Hippocampus Magazine’s Literary Citizen of the Year for 2021

During HippoCamp 2021’s closing session, we recognized Allison K Williams as our second honoree of this award. Read full story →

Donna Talarico
  • 4 minute read

Finding the Joy: Jeannine Oullette’s Advice for Writing, Even (and Especially) When it’s Hard — A HippoCamp 2021 Recap

… I was lucky to attend Jeannine Oullette’s “Unleashing Your Hardest Truths….” for the wake-up call I needed… Read full story...

Donna Talarico
  • 3 minute read

TFW a keynote speaker… A HippoCamp 2021 Recap

I didn’t want her to stop talking and neither did anyone else. Read full story →

Donna Talarico
  • 4 minute read