The Next TYCA-MW Conference!

TYCA-MW19 is in Akron, OH!

^^^Copyright 2018 Corey Cargill.


The CFP Deadline has been extended to May 31!

*Update: Acceptances are going out June 24, 2019; since there may have been some issues with the proposal submission site, if you submitted a proposal and don’t hear back, please email the proposal to the conference chairs (Jenny, Lisa and Michelle), and they will respond as quickly as possible.

Hebert,Jennifer G <>; Rhoades,Elizabeth <>; Byrne,Michelle W <>

*Update: Norton Sponsorship Announced (June 25)!


Those who have already submitted will receive priority consideration and the others will be considered on a rolling basis, so the sooner the better!

If you were at the TYCA National Conference in Pittsburgh and went to a great presentation, please reach out and extend an invitation to present in Akron.

Keynote Speaker: David Baker

We are very excited to announce our keynote speaker is Ohio poet, David Baker. He teaches at Denison University and is the editor of Kenyon Review.

Open Mic Returns!
Also, for the creative writers among us, we are planning to host another Open Mic at the Thursday night reception, so please bring some of your own work to share.


Here’s the registration link. And here’s the link for hotel reservations at the Hilton Inn.