The 2017 Annual is an anthology of 26 original pieces that got their start in Start Writing workshops last year. Veterans of Writers’ Boot Camp, The Finishers, The Novel and 10 Self-Portraits contributed the content. David Bester edited the collection. Liam Nickerson designed the cover art that holds it all together. This year's featured authors are Bahar Davoudi, Laurel Waterman, Dane McBurnie, Sanaz Ghasemi, Kim MacLaurin, Sharon Dewitt, Lea Kestens, Ariel Goldblatt, Barbara K. Seeber, Jamzu Aarbot, Marcel Aucoin, Barbara Scott, Irena Hrzina, Crystal Read, Sonya Satveit, Merle Anne Ridley, Eleanor P. Sam, Sumair Sattar, Fran Greenbaum, Sarah Ennor, Maria Manos, Nicola Sark, Amesley Jo, Katherine Robson, Jill Firman and Rebecca McClellan.