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 Coming up:

The 30th Year of


April 8, 2017

Join our 2017 keynote speaker Lori Nelson Spielman, international bestselling author of The Life List and Sweet Forgiveness, and 10 Michigan authors and educators, including literary agent Alice Speilburg, for 15 breakout sessions and workshops on all aspects of writing, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, and the Nuts & Bolts of manuscript submissions, and more.

Click on the Conference tab in the menu above for the full lineup of Presenters!

“Rally is the warmest, longest-running conference in Michigan. Great speakers, great company, and pretty good cookies.”


Richard Bradley Scholarship

Free Admission to the 2017 Rally, writers aged from 15-22 invited to apply

Click here for information on the Bradley Scholarship


For news of writing events, seminars and conferences, check in at The Skaaldic Society website and click on the WRITING EVENTS tab. I will be making updates there as news comes in. For information about local Michigan writing groups click on the Skaalds LINKS tab.


We’d like to thank everyone who attended the 2016 Rally for their enthusiasm and for making it a good and rewarding event for those of us who put it on, to say nothing of all the others who contributed throughout the day Schuler Books of the Eastwood Town Center; Gibson’s Bookstore; the Michigan Humanities Council, and the crew of the LCC Conference Services.