Registration information

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 25th annual Writers' Institute. We are already looking forward to 2015. All information below is from the 2014 event, here for your reference.

Registration is $180 for Friday or Saturday/Sunday, or a $280 combo fee for both.

How to register: Step 1

There's a lot to choose from at the Writers' Institute, so we recommend finalizing your choices before you click on the registration button. Decide on all the workshops, options, and bonus events you want to take part in, using this printable checklist as your guide:


Registration form and checklist»

How to register: Step 2

With your checklist handy, register online, or by mail, phone, or fax.

  • Mail to:
    UW-Extension Registrations, Writers’ Institute
    Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
  • Call: (608) 262-2451 (TDD 265-2370) or (800) 725-9692
  • Fax: (608) 265-3163 or toll-free (800) 741-7416

Must include payments by credit card.
List credit card type, number, and expiration date.

Your fee includes goodies

Fee includes instruction, handout materials, morning continental breakfast Friday and Saturday, afternoon refreshments, and Sunday coffee/tea.

Pitches, practice pitch sessions, other critiques, one-on-one meetings, fireside chats, contest, and Friday luncheon extra; please see registration form. Must be enrolled for Friday or Saturday/Sunday in order to pitch or enter contest.

Writers' Institute cancellation policy

If you need to cancel, you may do so without penalties until midnight on April 1st, 2014. After that time, cancellations will be assessed a $20 administrative fee. Please call (608) 262-2451 or (800) 725-9692 for assistance.

Please advise us as soon as possible if you have a disability and require accommodations. Requests are confidential.

We look forward to seeing you in April to celebrate 25 years!