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 Grub Street Muse and the Marketplace Conference
Conference
Boston, MA

The 14th annual Muse and the Marketplace Conference will be held from May 1 to May 3 at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. The conference, designed for fiction and...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/1/15 Application Deadline 4/28/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Massachusetts Poetry Festival
Festival
Salem, MA

The Massachusetts Poetry Festival will be held from May 1 to May 3 in downtown Salem. The festival offers workshops, panels, readings, music, visual arts presentations, and a book fair...

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Event Kauai Writers Conference
Conference
Kapaa, HI

The 2015 Kauai Writers Conference will be held from May 1 to May 3 at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Kapaa, Hawaii. The conference offers craft talks, publishing presentations, agent...

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Event Mokulē‘ia Writers Retreat
Conference
Waialua, HI

The Mokulē‘ia Writers Retreat will be held from May 3 to May 8 in Waialua, Hawaii, at Camp Mokulē‘ia on the North Shore of O‘ahu. The retreat offers workshops in...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/3/15 Application Deadline
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Event PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
Festival
New York, NY

The 11th annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature will be held from May 4 to May 10 at various venues in New York City. The festival offers readings,...

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Event Lakefly Writers Conference
Conference
Oshkosh, WI

The 2015 Lakefly Writers Conference will be held from May 8 to May 9 at the Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The conference offers workshops, talks,...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/8/15 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline