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 15th annual Muse and the Marketplace Conference will be held from April 29 to May 1 at the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. The conference, designed for fiction...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 4/29/16 Application Deadline 4/25/16 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Massachusetts Poetry Festival
Festival
Salem, MA

The Massachusetts Poetry Festival will be held from April 29 to May 1 in downtown Salem. The festival features workshops, panels, readings, music, visual arts presentations, and a book fair...

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Event Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference
Conference
Naples, ME

The Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference will be held from April 29 to May 2 at the Lakeview Inn in Naples, Maine, and from June 10 to June 13 at Truchas Peaks Place...

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Event Ontario Writers' Conference
Conference
Ajax, Canada

The 2016 Ontario Writers’ Conference for fiction and creative nonfiction writers will be held from April 30 to May 1 in Ajax, Ontario, approximately 25 miles northeast of Toronto....

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 4/30/16 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Event Cuba Writers Program
Cuba Writers Program
Conference
Havana, Cuba

The Cuba Writers Program will be held from May 10 to May 18, 2016, in Havana, Cuba. The program features mixed-genre workshops for fiction and nonfiction writers. Other features include...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/10/16 Application Deadline
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Event Seaside Writers Conference
Seaside Writers Conference
Conference
Santa Rosa Beach, FL

The 2016 Seaside Writers Conference will be held from May 14 to May 21, 2016, at the Seaside Assembly Hall and Academic Village in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. The conference...

Genre Poetry, Fiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/14/16 Application Deadline 4/22/16 Financial Aid Deadline 3/10/16