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State Writing Conference & Convention
October 10-12, 2014
Hutchinson •
Ramada Inn, 1400 N Lorraine Street
Hosted by Districts 6 & 7

"Salt of the Earth"

Banquet Speaker: Roger Cornish

[graphic dot]Roger Cornish has been involved with KWCH-TV News, Channel 12, in Wichita for over 35 years and news anchor there for over 25 of those years. Roger is a leader in the newsroom — the first to get in front of the camera to break-in with a story and the first to offer to post it to the web site. Roger has moved with the times, embraced technological developments and leads the way in the newsroom. Come listen to him review his career in newscasting.

2014 Convention Speakers and Topics:

Roy Beckemeyer - Technical Writing
Randy Key - Songwriting Workshop
Nancy Julien Kopp - The Basics of Writing—Building a Strong Foundation
Marilyn Hope Lake, Ph.D. - Writing & Illustrating a Book for Children
Tom Mach - Stories with a Twist
Ronda Miller - Standup Poetry
Roy Wenzl - Telling True Stories
Will - History of Hutchinson Salt

We will have a Winners' Read Around after the banquet on Saturday afternoon, as well as other prime time reader rounds. Contest winners from the last two years will be able to read a three minute excerpt from their work.


KAC Convention 2013 —Wichita
2013 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2012 —Salina
2012 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2011 —Coffeyville
2011 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2010 —Lawrence
2010 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2009 —Topeka
2009 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2008 —Dodge City
2008 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2007 —Wichita
2007 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2006 —Junction City
2006 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2005 —Coffeyville
2005 Literary Contest Results

KAC Centennial Convention 2004 —Topeka
2004 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2003 —Emporia
2003 Literary Contest Results

KAC Convention 2002 —Hutchinson
2002 Literary Contest Results

J. Donald Coffin Award
Ferguson Kansas History Book Award
Nelson Poetry Award


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