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Conference Registration


Registration Includes:

  • Access to all sessions, keynotes, classes and readings
  • Book Signings
  • Two evening receptions with cash bar. Share your experiences and socialize with fellow writers and faculty!
  • Conference T-shirt, tote bag and water bottle.

Conference Registration IS OPEN!

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Conference registration will be completed through RegOnline, the leading online event registration, planning and management software. Fee structure and important deadline information is available below.

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Conference Deadlines

  • Registration Deadline: February 17, 2013
  • Request for Conference Registration Refund Deadline: February 17, 2013

    General Conference Refund Policy

    Deadline to submit a written request for a refund of general conference registration is January 1, 2013. No refunds after January 1, 2013.

    Send all requests for refunds to: Karen Sideris, Assistant Manager, Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Arizona State University, PO Box 875002, Tempe, AZ 85287-5002; or email to: with the subject line “Conference Refund”

If you have any questions regarding conference deadlines and our refund policy, please contact us.

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Registration Categories

There are several types of registration to which you can sign up:

  • Non-Member: If you are not a Piper Friends member and do not wish to become one at this time.
  • New Piper Friend: You can become a Piper Friend and sign up to the conference at the same time, taking advantage of the conference discount being a Piper Friend offers. More information about the levels of membership and the discounts each has to offer can be found on the Piper Friends page.
  • Current Piper Friend: If you are already a current Piper Friend, you can sign up to the conference at a discounted rate.
  • ASU Faculty, Staff, Students; ASU Alumni and Arizona Teachers: You can register at a discounted rate if you are currently ASU faculty, staff, or student, an alumni of the ASU MFA Program in Creative Writing, or a teacher in Arizona.
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Pricing & Online Registration

The table below shows conference attendance fees and available discounts.

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Registration Type Regular Fee

Non-Member Rates

Non-Member $325.00

New Piper Friend Rates (fees include Piper Friend membership fee)

New Piper Friend: Piper Friend $342.00
New Piper Friend: Piper Subscriber $360.00
New Piper Friend: Piper Sustainer $443.00

Current Piper Friend Rates

Current Piper Friend: Piper Friend $295.00
Current Piper Friend: Piper Subscriber $260.00
Current Piper Friend: Piper Sustainer $243.00

ASU Faculty, Staff, Students; ASU Alumni and Arizona Teachers

ASU Faculty, Staff, Students; ASU Alumni and Arizona Teachers $255.00
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