2020 Registration is now closed

General registration for the 38th annual Key West Literary Seminar, “Reading Between the Lines: Sports and Literature” (January 9-12, 2020), is now closed. The annual seminar is a popular event with limited seating capacity. Every program for the past four years has sold out in twenty minutes or less, with each year going faster than the year before.

You may join the waitlist by clicking the icon above. If you are chosen from the waitlist, you will receive an email with a link to register within one week. We typically see a wave of cancellations around the refund deadline of June 30, but we may draw from the waitlist at any time.

The registration fee for the Seminar is $675 and you may register for up to two people with a deposit of $300 per person. This includes access to all onstage events throughout the four-day seminar, as well as social events including an opening night reception, a sit-down dinner, and a farewell luncheon.

Deposits are refundable until June 30 and full payments are due by September 30. Our full cancellation/refund policy is here, along with answers to other frequently asked questions.

Support our mission and register early

Members of our Patrons Circle who donate at or above the $1,000 level may register for 2020 by personal arrangement from January 30-February 1. Patrons who donate at or above the $5,000 level may register at anytime.

Support from the Patrons Circle allows us to provide scholarships to teachers, librarians, and writers who would not otherwise be able to attend the seminar and workshop program; attract some of the brightest literary lights of our time to Key West; and provide engagements with leading American writers to our local high school students and the broader community of readers free of charge.

Other options for attending some or all of the Seminar are discussed here.