Taos Writers’ Conference ‘One of the Best in the Southwest’ | Books

The Taos Writers Conference, sponsored by Taos Literary Organization SOMOS, is not only one of the most affordable writing conferences in the country, but according to The Writer magazine, it’s also one of the best. from the southwest.

The sixth annual conference will take place in person and virtually via Zoom from Friday, July 29 through Sunday, July 31, and will feature an impressive roster of diverse faculty and topics. At the end of the UNM-sponsored summer writers conference, Jan Smith, executive director of SOMOS, saw the opportunity to offer an annual writers conference. “Given the literary history and tradition of Taos, I wanted to offer an annual writers conference,” she explained. “I have added new faculty members who have never taught at the conference before and who have successful careers as writers and instructors.”