•   MFAC Alumni Writers' Conference:

    MFAC Alumni Weekend Writers' Conference:
    July 12-14, 2019

    Come back and enjoy a weekend of creativity and inspiration at the upcoming Alumni Weekend & Writer’s Conference, Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14, 2019.  We have a great line-up this winter. Full schedule coming soon. Confirmed speakers include:

    Special Guest: Jason Reynolds 
    Author, LONG WAY DOWN - Newbery Honor 2018, Printz Honor 2018, Coretta Scott King Honor 2018

    Master Class: Margi Preus
    Author, HEART OF SAMURAI - Newbery Honor

    Erin Murphy Literary Agency

     Author, COOPER'S Lesson, UNBEARABLE SPLENDOR-2017 MN Book Award

    Author, WE'LL FLY AWAY - NBA Longlist 2018 



    Alumni Weekend Registration

    Early bird registration is now open until June 1st!  

    Early Bird Weekend Registration   

    Did you graduate in January 2019 or July 2018? You're in luck! You get 15% off alumni weekend.

    Recent Grad Discounted Registration


    We’re once again offering a video stream. $149 will get you access to the whole weekend, via online video. Important: You don’t have to watch live. All sessions will be recorded and available for 60 days.

    Video Stream Registration 


    Some people can never come to alumni weekend because it’s too expensive.  Consequently, we’ve established a scholarship program that will cover registration costs for two people. The deadline to register for the scholarship option is May 15th. Registration application coming soon.

    Scholarship Registration 


    If you’re feeling generous and would like to contribute to the scholarship fund, you can do it in one of two ways:


    We’ll be staying at the Hamline dorms. The special Hamline rate is $77/night. More information coming soon.