Conference Information

SVWC 2021

Saturday, July 17-Sunday, July, 18


Monday, July 19-Tuesday, July 20

Sun Valley Resort


The Sun Valley Writers’ Conference strives to bring together readers, writers, and artists of diverse age, background, and experience to be informed, enlightened, challenged, and inspired by a world-class literary program in the great outdoors.

SVWC 2021 Presenters

Be Inspired.

Sheri Fink
Lawrence Wright
Tayari Jones
Admiral James Stavridis
George Packer
Tobias Wolff
Delia Owens
Julia Phillips
Laura Secor
David Eagleman
Lea Carpenter
William D. Cohan
Ayad Akhtar
Susan Orlean
Meenakshi Ahamed
Noah Feldman
Catherine Grace Katz
Elliot Ackerman
Larry Diamond
Isabel Allende
Sarah Sentilles
John Lithgow
Daniel James Brown
Richard Blanco
Sarah M. Broom

“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