Western Literature Conference
The three-day conference includes plenaries on topics such as South Dakota writers and the state of environmental writing. Awards are presented for creative writing, humor, and cultural diversity. Members are invited to submit proposals for presentation. The conference also includes guided hikes and other tourist opportunities.
The 2016 conference will be held in Big Sky, Montana on September 21–24. The 2017 conference will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 25–28.