Conferences & Residencies Database

Looking to meet up with agents and editors? To join a supportive writing community? Or to find the perfect environment to fuel your writing practice? The Conferences & Residencies database includes details about over two hundred writing conferences, writers residencies, and literary festivals.

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Event Edward F. Albee Foundation
Edward F. Albee Foundation
Residency
Montauk, NY

The Edward F. Albee Foundation provides four- and six-week residencies from mid-May to mid-October to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the William Flanagan Memorial Creative Persons Center...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadlinesort icon 3/1/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Art Farm Writers Residency Program
Residency
Marquette, NE

Art Farm offers residencies of two weeks to five months from June 1 to November 1 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a working farm in

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadlinesort icon 3/1/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Voices of the Wilderness Residency
Residency
Anchorage, AK

The United States Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service offers residencies of seven to nine days from June through August to poets, fiction...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadlinesort icon 3/1/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Soaring Gardens Artists' Retreat
Residency
Laceyville, PA

The Soaring Gardens Artists’ Retreat offers residencies of three to six weeks from May 15 to September 30 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. The retreat is located...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadlinesort icon 3/10/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Residency
Woodside, CA

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program offers monthlong residencies from mid-March through mid-November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 580-acre ranch located approximately 40 miles south of...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadlinesort icon 3/15/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild
Residency
Woodstock, NY

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild offers monthlong residencies from June through September to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a historic 250-acre campus in the Catskill...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadlinesort icon 3/15/14 Financial Aid Deadline 3/15/14

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