Who We Are

PPW logo high resolutionPikes Peak Writers Conference was founded in 1993 by author Jimmie Butler under the auspices and sponsorship of the Friends of Pikes Peak Library. The inaugural conference centered on “Useful Tips for Writing Commercial Fiction,” and enjoyed sponsorship by the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District and The Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration.

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Sweet Success for June 2017

June 23, 2017 Congratulations to  Author Barbara Nickless for taking Colorado by storm. Barbara Nickless’s debut novel, Blood on the Tracks, won the 2017 Colorado Authors’ League Writing Award for genre fiction. Barbara’s next book in the series, DEAD STOP, will be released by Thomas & Mercer on October 3rd, 2017. Barbara Nickless’s debut novel, Blood on the […]

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Sweet Success for May 2017

May 26, 2017 Congratulations to Chris Goff and her second International Thriller Red Sky, which is due out June 13th. The second in the Jordan series, New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter says, “Breathtaking suspense, do not miss Red Sky.” May 19, 2017 Congratulations to Author Cynthia Kuhn About the Agatha: Agatha Awards are […]

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2017 Director’s Note from Laura Hayden

It’s that time again. Writers are looking at their calendars and thinking, “I wonder when Pikes Peak Writers Conference will update their website with the new info about PPWC 2017?” Well, we’ve started and over the next few weeks, you’ll see even more information. We started working on PPWC 2017 back in February. Yes, you […]

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