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September 17th-20th 2020
Hyatt Regency at the Arch, St. Louis, Missouri

We ask that you please take a moment to read through these brief instructions before completing an application.

Privacy Statement: Please note, all personally identifying information collected will only be used within our organization.

ACFW is pleased to offer the following compensation to those who are selected to teach a workshop at the conference:

The compensation for each selected workshop is a flat honorarium of $100.00. (Does not include any other concessions) DEADLINE for applying to teach workshop(s) is December 20, 2019

The selection process should be concluded by February 28th. All applicants will be contacted no later than that date.

The following is a summary of information you will be required to submit during the teaching application process. Please be sure to have ALL information at your immediate disposal BEFORE proceeding (INCLUDING the session's handout):

  1. Your name, address, daytime phone number, and email address.
  2. A title for your session (50 character limit). Shorter is better.
  3. The names of any other speakers who will be joining you, if the proposed session is a panel.
  4. A one sentence summary of your session
  5. A reference for previous fiction teaching experience (if any).
  6. 300 word or less speaker biography
  7. 300 word or less outline of the proposed session
  8. Attachments for session handouts (MUST--yes, MUST-- be included for application consideration):
    • Please be sure your name and session title appear in the upper left hand corner of each page you submit.
    • Document(s) MUST be named with your proposed session title and last name. EX: WriteTight1_SMITH.doc, WriteTight2JONES.doc, etc.
    • Use no spaces or punctuation in the document name other than an underscore ( _ ) or a hyphen ( - )
    • Attachment files are limited to 500 kilobytes (512,000 bytes or .48828 megabytes) or less
    • ONLY these formats are able to be uploaded: .doc (MSWord), .rtf (Rich Text Format), .wpd (Word Perfect), .pdf (Adobe), .xls (MSExcel) and .txt (Plain Text) file types are allowed.