HippoCamp 2016

A Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers

WHEN Aug. 12-14, 2016
WHERE Lancaster, Pa. Lancaster County Convention Center

HippoCamp With Us.

Year One was a blast. Let's do it again.

[UPDATE 8/15 - HippoCamp 2016 was a success. Please visit the recap page for, well, a recap! Beginning Aug. 22 and through Oct. 22, you can submit a proposal to be part of HippoCamp 2017 - Sept. 8-10, 2017 - at hippocamp2017.hippocampusmagazine.com.]

Hippocampus Magazine's goal is to entertain, educate and engage writers and readers of creative nonfiction. HippoCamp is an extension of our three-fold mission.

This three-day creative writing conference event features 40+ notable speakers, engaging sessions in three tracks, interactive panels, readings, social activities, networking opps and optional, intimate pre-conference workshops in Lancaster, Pa., a city rich in history, arts and culture. All of this, plus meals and snacks, bundled into a great conference rate.

Who's Speaking

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Sessions at a Glance

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