How do I register?
Registration is processed through the GHC Center for Continuing and Professional Education.
What is the fee to register?
The 2022 conference registration fee is $25 for participants attending in person, which includes lunch.
Can I register as a student for a discounted registration fee?
GHC students and area high school and college students can register for the 2022 conference for free. Students should present valid student ID when checking in the morning of the conference.
What is the fee to attend via Zoom?
We are thrilled to offer select workshops for free to participants who attend virtually. Zoom links will be emailed the week of the conference.
How are the workshops structured?
Workshops are scheduled for one hour and thirty minutes. There are four workshops to choose from, two in the morning and two in the afternoon. Participants may attend one morning workshop and one afternoon workshop in addition to the featured speaker, Hank Klibanoff, and afternoon writers panel. Specific workshop genres and invited writers are available for participants to preview on the HWC website.
Who teaches the workshops?
Descriptions of our invited writers are available on the HWC website.
When should I arrive?
Registration/check-in begins at 9:00 am. The first workshop begins at 9:30 am. Participants who attend remotely can log into the main Zoom room at 9:15 am for a conversation facilitated by Dr. Jessica Lindberg.
How do I get to the Highlands Writers Conference?
The Highlands Writers Conference is located on the GHC Cartersville site at 5441 Highway 20 NE, Cartersville, GA, 30120.
- FROM I-75S TO CARTERSVILLE: From I-75S take Exit 290 toward Rome/Canton. Turn right onto Highway 20W. Travel approximately 1.2 miles and you will find the Cartersville Campus, located at 5441 Highway 20 on the right.
- FROM I-75N TO CARTERSVILLE: From I-75N take Exit 290 toward Rome/Canton. Turn left onto Highway 20W. Travel approximately 1.2 miles and you will find the Cartersville Campus, located at 5441 Highway 20 on the right.
- FROM ROME TO CARTERSVILLE: From Highway 411 North, travel approximately 25 miles to Highway 41 South. Take the US-411/GA-20 ramp toward Fairmont/Canton. Turn left onto US-411/GA-20/N. Tennessee Street. Turn right, at first light, onto GA-20. Approximately 1 mile on your left you will find the Cartersville Campus, located at 5441 Highway 20.