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2023 passes will go on sale February 16!

Passes will be available for sale directly from this page at 10 AM Mountain Time. We expect passes to sell out quickly, so be sure to mark your calendars and sign up for our email newsletter to receive important updates and information.

 

SVWC 2023 CONFERENCE DATES
Saturday, July 22 – Monday, July 24

 

PASS TYPES
Full Conference Pass ($1,100 each)

A Full Conference Pass lets you experience all the wonder of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference throughout the three-day event—full access to all Pavilion talks, intimate breakout sessions, book signings, breakfasts and lunches with the writers, and a closing reception on the stunning Sun Valley Pavilion lawn.

 

For access to private events with writers and VIP dinners, please inquire about becoming a donor.

 

Next Generation Pass ($550 each, 35 and under)

We are excited to offer our half-price Next Generation Pass again for 2023! This pass is available for those age 35 and under, inspiring the “next generation” to become lifelong SVWC supporters.

 

We only have a limited supply, so act fast. This pass lets you experience all the wonder of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference throughout the three-day event—full access to all Pavilion talks, intimate breakout sessions, book signings, breakfasts and lunches with the writers, and a closing reception on the stunning Sun Valley Pavilion lawn.

 

 

HOW IT WORKS

2023 Conference Passes will be sold online on a first-come, first-served basis (maximum two per person). We have a limited number and, as in years past, we fully expect 2023 Conference Passes to sell out quickly (sometimes, within minutes). We will not be implementing a lottery system this year, so be sure to mark your calendar for February 16!

 

If you would like to get early access to passes, and therefore guarantee your pass for 2023, learn more about our joining our 2023 Family of Donors and our Donor Priority Pre-Sale.

 

 

WHERE TO BUY PASSES

You can purchase passes securely with a credit card directly from this page. A link will become available on February 16 at 10 AM Mountain Time.

If you have questions, call 208.726.5454 or email [email protected]

 

 

GET EARLY ACCESS AND GUARANTEE YOUR PASS

As a benefit to joining our Family of Donors, you will be given exclusive access to our Donor Priority Pre-Sale! Open now until January 31, 2023, this program allows you to purchase passes in advance of our general pass sale in February. As in prior years, we expect those passes to sell out very quickly. Don’t wait—become a donor today!

 

 

MORE WAYS TO ATTEND SVWC

If you aren’t able to become a donor or purchase a Conference Pass, there are still plenty of ways to get involved with SVWC!

  1. Purchase single event tickets to select Pavilion Talks (schedule TBD)
  2. Attend free Pavilion Lawn Talks (schedule TBD)
  3. Attend our free Community Speaker Series (schedule TBD)
  4. Livestream select talks for free (schedule TBD)
  5. Browse our free digital media library of past conferences
  6. Become a volunteer

If you are a local student, teacher, or library staff, join us in the free reserved seating section for all Pavilion Talks (space is limited). Learn more.

 

COVID INFO

We are closely monitoring any COVID developments. At this time, we do not expect to require proof of vaccination for attendance at SVWC 2023. Whenever possible, presentations and meals and signings will be held in open-air venues. Masks will be encouraged, but not required. Our policy is subject to change.

2023 Presenters

Be Inspired.

Sarah Thankam Mathews
Albert R. Hunt
Mohsin Hamid
Radek Sikorski
Michelle Kaufman
Jonathan Escoffery
Jennifer Homans
Ezra Klein
Maria Hinojosa
Hernan Diaz
Javier Zamora
Annie Lowrey
Aleksandra Crapanzano
Andrea Elliott
David Grann
Abraham Verghese
Emily St. John Mandel
Jake Barton
Patrick Radden Keefe
Judy Woodruff
Dave Barry
Curtis Sittenfeld
Evan Osnos
Alexandra Petri
Ed Yong
Imani Perry
Robert Kagan
Terry McDonell
Anne Applebaum
Tracy K. Smith
PLEASE NOTE:

During the course of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference, we will be filming, photographing, and recording the overall experience, including all sessions and any Q&A that is included. (This is primarily for our marketing and distribution of content.) Please be aware that by attending the Conference you consent to allow the Conference to use your likeness and voice in recordings, films, and tapes in our marketing materials and all media, now and in the future, waive any rights with respect to such use, and release the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference from any liability pertaining to such use. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

 

If you purchase a pass and are no longer able to use it, you may notify us by May 15 for a refund minus a $35 per pass handling fee. Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds after that time.