marshall warfield presenting at hippocamp 2016

HippoCamp Speaker Preview: A Q&A with Marshall Warfield

We’re excited to welcome Marshall Warfield back to HippoCamp! This year, Marshall will expand his 2016 breakout session, “Worries of the Essayist, Tools of a Poet” into a three-hour per-conference workshop, which he is co-teaching with Randon Billings Noble. We asked Marshall a few questions about his workshop and his return to Lancaster. (Read his […]

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HippoCamp Speaker Preview: Q&A with Randon Billings Noble

  Randon Billings Noble is a returning HippoCamp speaker. Last year, she gave a highly-rated session called “essaying the book review.” This year, along with Marshall Warfield, she’s leading a pre-conference workshop, “Worries of the Poet, Tools of the Essayist: Crafting the Lyric Essay.” We’re thrilled to welcome her back to Lancaster. Here’s a peek […]

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Allison Williams speaking at HippoCamp 2016

HippoCamp Speaker & Session Preview: A Q & A with Allison K Williams

Allison K Williams is returning to HippoCamp, her third consecutive year as a speaker and workshop leader. We’re thrilled she’s once again giving her self-editing preconference workshop (which sold out last year) and also a craft session on how using social media can make you a better writer. Allison took some time to give us […]

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HippoCamp Conference Speaker Preview: Jamie Brickhouse

The crowd roared with laughter during Jamie Brickhouse’s reading at HippoCamp 2016; he shared a selection from his debut book, Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex and My Mother. Jamie returns to Lancaster this year as a breakout session speaker. If you’ve read his memoir, you’ll know that he recalls his childhood in […]

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Conference Speaker Preview: Lara Lillibridge

Lara Lillbridge attended HippoCamp 2016. She no doubt left inspired, and she’s has been busy ever since. Her debut memoir, Girlish, hits shelves this fall. We’re delighted to welcome Lara back to Lancaster, this time as a speaker. On Saturday, she’ll present “Genre Blender,”a session in our craft track Saturday, and Friday evening, she’ll read […]

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Writing Conference Funding Opp: HippoCamp Offering Two Scholarships + Travel Stipend

Hippocampus Magazine is pleased to announce it is offering two writing conference scholarships to HippoCamp 2017, with additional funds to help the recipients get here. Like last year, the scholarship application considers writing quality, professional goals, and financial need, with more emphasis on the latter two. The complete scholarship guidelines and application are available at […]

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Tobias Wolff Headlining HippoCamp 2017: A Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers

Hippocampus Magazine is excited to announce our headlining keynote speaker for our annual creative nonfiction writing conference. We’re pleased to welcome Tobias Wolff to 2017’s HippoCamp: A Conference for Creative Nonfiction. Wolff is an award-winning, multi-genre writer, perhaps best known to creative nonfiction writers for his coming-of-age memoir. “This Boy’s Life” is a staple in […]

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