The 2019 Ladder Literary Conference

Saturday June 8th, 2019 at the Rochester Riverside Hotel. 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

Are you ready to take your writing to the next step? Are you in need of some fresh ideas? Are you hoping to learn more about the many facets of publishing? Are you looking for an agent? Then join Writers & Books on June 8, 2019 for The Ladder, for the second annual The Ladder, a one-day literary conference in Rochester, New York.
The Ladder is a unique mix of panels focused on the four rungs of the publishing ladder:


Whether you are on the earlier stages of your writing journey or ready to share your work with the world, the Ladder Literary Conference is sure to inspire and energize you.

All registrations include a free individual membership.

You may also register the day of at the conference.
740 University Ave will be closed during The Ladder.
E-mail with any questions or concerns.
Full and partial scholarships are available.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Ladder Literary Conference


Rochester Riverside Hotel is located in central Downtown Rochester with beautiful views alongside the Genesee River. Conveniently located to everything happening downtown and the Rochester Riverside Convention Center via the skywalk, Rochester Riverside Hotel is perfect for your Rochester stay.


The Rochester Riverside Hotel has plentiful parking in an attached garage. The cost for the day is $5.00.


Guests staying at the Rochester Riverside Hotel are offered free airport shuttle and complimentary transport anywhere within a 3-mile radius.