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Welcome to the SWA Writers Conference Registration page.

Please note - your registration will not be complete

until you submit your payment below.

All registrations include one-year membership in SWA,

effective upon registration through June 30, 2024.

SWA’s group rate to stay in Robertson Inn at Epworth by the Sea is $744.80 per person for a single occupancy room or $516.16 per person for a double occupancy room. Note that both rates include lodging for 4 nights, 11 meals, taxes and Georgia Motel Fee.

Please Note:

If your PayPal account is under a different name

from your registration form, please make a note of that on the PayPal site form  (or send us an email) to ensure we will match your registration  with your payment.

Thank you.

We look forward to seeing you in June!

(includes two $15 lunches on us!)

Two-day Conference- $280

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(includes three $15 lunches on us!)

Full Conference - $445

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One-day Conference- $165

(includes $15 lunch on us!)

College Students

we love college students special!

$100 a day! Select the full conference for only $300 for the best deal!! 

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Full Conference Student Workshop - $300

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2-Day Student Workshop - $200

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1-Day Student Workshop - $100

SWA's We Love College Students special includes a deal from Epworth by the Sea: Bring roommates (up to 3) & save from 50% to 75% off lodging & meals!  Eat – Meet – Write – Go All In!  

If you are registering for one or two days, please indicate the days you will attend

in the Notes section on PayPal, or email us at

Prefer to pay your conference registration by check? Payments may be mailed to:

SWA Conference

c/o Patrick Hempfing

769 S. Lake Claire Circle

Oviedo, FL 32765

Click here for our Registration Cancellation Policy.

We encourage everyone to stay at Epworth by the Sea! Not only is it the most beautiful spot on St Simons Island but staying at Epworth includes ALL meals (from dinner Friday through breakfast on Tuesday).


Sharing meals together and staying on campus gives you the opportunity to visit and chat with your instructors and become friends with your fellow writers.

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Questions: Epworth by the Sea: (912) 638-8688

Please mention the SWA Writers Conference

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