Welcome to SVWC 2020!

Saturday, July 18 – Tuesday, July 21

The mission of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference is to invite readers and writers into a realm of intellectual intimacy. In an annual program, anchored by recognized writers of fiction and nonfiction, readers and writers come together as a community to be educated, enlightened, challenged and inspired.

2020 Writers & Presenters

Be Inspired.

Samantha Power
Rita Dove
Isabel Allende
George Packer
Ocean Vuong
Andrew Sean Greer
Geoff Dyer
Lynne Olson
Also joining us . . .
Susan Orlean
Tayari Jones
T. J. Stiles
Lea Carpenter
Larry Diamond
Laila Lalami
Heidi Schreck
Elliot Ackerman
Tobias Wolff
Patrick Radden Keefe
Laura Secor
Roger McNamee
Craig Finn
James Geary

“SVWC is everything I love in one place, during one week…I find that the most unique part of the conference is its enormous heart. The conversations and interactions renew me spiritually and make me want to keep reaching, however impractical and distant the goal might be. SVWC is my church.”

– Firoozeh Dumas