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 Iowa Summer Writing Festival
Iowa Summer Writing Festival
Conference
Iowa City, IA

The 29th annual Iowa Summer Writing Festival will be held during June and July on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. The festival, open to writers of all...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 6/1/15 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Event Fine Arts Work Center Summer Workshop Program
Conference
Provincetown, MA

The Fine Arts Work Center’s annual summer workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction will be held from June 14 to August 28 in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The faculty includes poets...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 6/14/15 Application Deadline 5/5/15 Financial Aid Deadline 4/19/15
Event Community of Writers at Squaw Valley
Conference
Lake Tahoe, CA

The Community of Writers at Squaw Valley offers summer workshops in poetry from June 20 to June 27 and in fiction and creative nonfiction from July 6 to July 13...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 6/20/15 Application Deadline 4/2/15 Financial Aid Deadline 4/2/15
Event Disquiet: The International Literary Program
Conference
Lisbon, Portugal

The fifth annual DISQUIET International Literary Program, sponsored by Dzanc Books, will be held from June 28 through July 10 in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference offers workshops in poetry, fiction,...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 6/28/15 Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Deadline 2/1/15
Event Brittany Postgrad Workshop
Brittany Postgrad Workshop
Conference
Guidel, France

The Brittany Postgrad Workshop, sponsored by the Swannanoa Group, will be held from June 28 to July 4 and from July 19 to July 25 in a nineteenth-century chateau in...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 6/28/15 Application Deadline 4/15/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Peripatetic Writing Workshop and Retreat
Conference
Shady, NY

The 2015 Peripatetic Writing Workshop and Retreat will be held from July 3 to July 17 in Shady, New York. The workshop offers workshops, readings, and time to write for...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 7/3/15 Application Deadline 5/15/15 Financial Aid Deadline