Register now!

The 2016 Boldface Conference will be held in the Honors College at the University of Houston from May 23-27, 2016. Super early-bird registration for the conference now open!

Boldface 2016 registration rates (student/community):

January 1 – May 1: $195/$295
May 2 – May 15: $295/$395
May 16 – May 23 (Day of conference): $395/$495

Single Day Registration (May 27th): $75
*Note: Single day registration includes lunch!

The conference registration fee includes all conference activities including workshops, lectures, readings and craft talks, along with breakfast and lunch daily. Shared housing on the University of Houston campus from Sunday, May 22nd through Saturday, May 28th is $235 (linens are provided). The 2015 Visiting Writers will be available for individual manuscript consultations throughout the week for an additional $50 fee.


Conference Registration is now OPEN! Ready to register? Follow these steps:

1) Download this 2016 Boldface Registration Form & fill it out in full. After filling it out, please save a copy to your computer so that you will be able to upload it onto our submittable page (see step 2 and 3).

2) Head to our Submittable page.

3) Select the registration that best suits your needs. Be sure to scroll down and read ALL the registration options before making your selection. You must upload the Boldface participant info sheet and pay in full in order to complete your registration.

Note: The Boldface participant info sheet is the ONLY document you will upload. DO NOT UPLOAD A MANUSCRIPT AT THIS TIME.

Questions? Contact Matthew Salesses, the Boldface Conference Administrator, at boldfaceconference [at] gmail [dot] com.