The Sun Valley Writers’ Conference…
Looking at the world through a literary lens.

Presenters & Writers

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Miriam Pawel
Alice McDermott
Rick Atkinson
Min Jin Lee
Naomi Shihab Nye - Photo Credit Chehalis Hegner
Naomi Shihab Nye
Abraham Verghese
Ayad Akhtar
Simon Rich
Julie Lythcott-Haims
John Burnham Schwartz
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus – Chamber Singers
Vendela Vida
Emily Ruskovich
Tommy Orange
Kwame Anthony Appiah
Dave Eggers
Francis Lam
Martin Amis
Brando Skyhorse
Andrew Roberts
Mark Leibovich
Dani Shapiro
Strobe Talbott
Andrew Proctor
Jeffrey Brown
Joanne B. Freeman
Barry Lopez
Victoria Nuland
Danzy Senna
Madeline Miller
Freida Lee Mock
Robert Kagan
Madhuri Vijay
Carl Hiaasen
Mitch Landrieu

Latest Updates

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New SVWC Podcast “Beyond the Page” Now Live!

SVWC is proud to announce the arrival of our newest form of sharing the conference: a podcast called Beyond the Page. Narrated by John Burnham Schwartz, Beyond the Page will explore past conference talks, weaving together writers’ ideas in a half-hour podcast once a month. Episode 1, featuring Anthony Doerr’s 2015 talk titled “The Beautiful Art … Continued

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