Taos Writers Conference

Friday, July 7 to Sunday, July 9, 2023

The 7th Annual Taos Writers Conference will offer limited-seating live workshops at SOMOS, 108 Civic Plaza Dr, Taos, NM 87571, as well online options.  If you intend to attend both types of workshops (online and live) remember to bring your laptop or tablet so you can join on Zoom.



Pricing beginning 6/3/23
$549 all three days
$379 for 3 weekend workshops
$199 for Friday Intensive only plus faculty readings, keynote and lunch roundtable discussions

Manuscript Consultations

$125 each for a thirty (30) minute consultation (either live or via Zoom) for poetry or prose.

For poetry submit no more than 6 pages of poems (with one poem per page) or no more than 9 pages of prose (12pt. type, 1 ” margins, double-spaced)

Faculty offering manuscript consultations:

Valerie Martinez (poetry)Taken
Estelle Laure (YA/fiction) Taken
Linda Michel-Cassidy (nonfiction/fiction) Taken
Connie Josefs (memoir)  Taken

Keynote Reading by Ramona Emerson is included in conference price for attendees; by donation for nonattendees

Upon receiving registration and payment, we will forward Zoom credentials to you.

Early Bird Registration ends 6/2/23. All registration closes on 7/6/23.

PLEASE NOTE OUR CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% refund minus a $35 administrative fee for cancellations dated 6/2/23 or earlier; 50% refund minus a $35 administrative fee for cancellations received between 6/3/23 – 7/1/23 No refunds given for cancellations received after 7/2/23.

Open Tues-Sat  12pm-4pm  575.758.0081  108 Civic Plaza Drive

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3225, Taos, NM 87571


SOMOS programs are made possible in part by these organizations: New Mexico Arts, a Division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and by the National Endowment for the Arts • Taos Community Foundation • The McCune Foundation • The National Endowment For The Arts • The Virginia Wellington Cabot Foundation • Taos County Lodgers Tax • TaosNetLLC for high speed internet service  • LANL (Los Alamos National Labs)  • New Mexico Humanities Council • Frost Foundation • Witter Bynner Foundation • Amazon Literary Partnership • Literary Emergency Fund