HBU’s Annual Writers Conference:

Creativity in the Classroom

April 27, 2019

The HBU Annual Writers Conference will be held from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday, April 27th in the University Academic Center on the campus of Houston Baptist University. This year’s conference will feature a variety of speakers, workshop sessions, and panel discussions including HBU’s President, Dr. Robert Sloan, HBU Faculty and Students, and Writers in the Schools. Four hours of TEA-recognized Continuing Education Units (CEU) hours are available for educators. This conference is appropriate for seasoned writers or those just starting out and is family friendly.

Keynote Address:

“High Impact Storytelling in the Classroom: (or How to Be More Interesting Than Your Student’s Smartphones)”

Dean of the School of Fine Arts at HBU: Jayme McGhan, MFA


Jayme McGhan is the author of 22 full-length plays. His work has been widely produced and developed across the country. Four of his plays are published. Before becoming the Dean of the School of Fine Arts at HBU, McGhan was the Director of the School of Stage and Screen at Western Carolina University.

Conference Schedule

Cost of Registration

$30.00 – General Public – Lunch included with paid registration
$50.00 – General Public – receiving Continuing Education Units (CEU) – Lunch included with paid registration
Free – HBU Student or Faculty-Staff (ID required) –  Lunch available for purchase

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