Conference Dates and Registration

What are the conference dates?

Please check the Home Page for the dates of this year’s conference.

How much will the conference cost this year?

Prices for early bird registration, general conference registration, and master classes, are available on the Registration Page.

When will I be able to register?

Registration for the Chuckanut Writers Conference opens in January. Please see the Registration Page for more details.

Will I receive registration confirmation?

Yes, you will receive an email confirmation from info@chuckanutwritersconference.com. If you do not see an email, please be sure to check your spam folder.

Do I need to sign up for individual workshops?

No. Only master classes must be registered for individually.

Does the cost of registration include the hotel room?

No, registration costs are for the conference only. You may book your room at a hotel with a special conference discount, while available.

Will I get to spend time with the authors and other conference presenters?

Yes! The authors and presenters are here to connect with you. Make connections!


When does the hotel block open?

The hotel block will open in early spring ahead of the conference.

Where is the hotel and how far is it from the conference venue?

Hotel Leo is located in downtown Bellingham approximately 7 minutes from Sehome High School.

Health & Safety

Are vaccinations required to attend?

At this time, the Chuckanut Writers Conference will not require proof of vaccination to attend. 

What should I do if I'm not feeling well during my stay?

If you’re not feeling well at any point during your stay, or if you are experiencing any signs or symptoms of COVID-19, please get tested, regardless of vaccination status or prior infection. For convenience and to prevent possible exposure to others, we recommend you bring your own COVID tests to the event. If you test positive, we ask that you do not continue to attend the event.

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1200 11th Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 671-2626