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.

2019 Writers & Presenters

Be Inspired.

Tayari Jones
Elliot Ackerman
Jia Tolentino
Lea Carpenter
Patrick Radden Keefe
Ocean Vuong
Geoff Dyer
Isabel Allende
George Packer
Susan Orlean
Rita Dove
Tobias Wolff
Laura Secor
James Geary
Laila Lalami
Also joining us . . .
Lynne Olson

“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