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 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 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 Colorado Art Ranch Residency Program
Colorado Art Ranch Residency Program
Residency
Hayden, CO

The Colorado Art Ranch offers a residency at Carpenter Ranch in Routt County, Colorado, from September 1 to September 30 for one poet, fiction writer, or creative nonfiction...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadlinesort icon 5/15/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Headlands Center for the Arts
Residency
Sausalito, CA

Headlands Center for the Arts offers residencies of 4 to 10 weeks from March to November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the coastal wilderness of the...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 3/1/15 Application Deadlinesort icon 6/6/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Caldera
Caldera
Residency
Sisters, OR

Caldera offers two-week and monthlong residencies from January to March to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Located on 120 acres in the Central Cascades, 17 miles west of...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/15 Application Deadlinesort icon 6/15/14 Financial Aid Deadline

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