The 2020 Mayborn Conference Goes Virtual


“20/20: Bringing Truth Into Focus” – this year’s theme – will bring clarity to some of the most pressing issues of this tumultuous year: healthcare, the pandemic, immigration, the economy and others, all presented by the storytellers at the center of it all.

Check out the full list of speakers, panelists and moderators

Check out our full schedule

It’ll be different this year, all online. But we’re planning a number of special extras to help recreate the networking connections and spirit of camaraderie that sets the Mayborn Conference apart. Reserve your Zoom link now.

Livestreaming via Zoom.

All keynotes and planned sessions and panels will be livestreamed via Zoom and archived on the Mayborn Conference website. You’ll receive access codes and instructions before the event, but you’ll need to register your own Zoom account.

Expect a Few Special Extras

We also have some special virtual events planned, so you’ll want to follow every hour of this year’s conference. Expect some fun and challenging writing events, a few surprise guests and some valuable networking opportunities.

The 2020 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference is one you won’t want to miss – nearly two full days of insights and introspective from some of the foremost journalists and storytellers in the country.

Watch for more information as we finalize our always-good lineup of panelists and speakers. Check for the latest updates.

And, for only $99, you get the best seat in the house – your own couch or office chair.

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Help us keep the Mayborn Conference strong

Show your support by giving to the Mayborn Conference. If you believe in the important work we’re doing to create a stronger community of journalists, writers, authors and storytellers, you can help us financially to ensure that we remain viable for years into the future.

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We would like to thank our sponsors for the support of the 2020 Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference

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