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 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 12 to August 26 in Provincetown, Massachusetts. The faculty includes...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 6/12/16 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline 4/19/16
Event Peripatetic Writing Workshop and Retreat
Conference
Woodstock, NY

The Peripatetic Writing Workshop and Retreat for fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers will be held from August 22 to September 5 in Woodstock, New York, two hours north of...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 8/22/16 Application Deadline 7/15/16 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Poets on the Coast
Conference
La Conner, WA

The sixth annual Poets on the Coast weekend writing retreat for women will be held from September 9 to September 11 at the Country Inn in the historic river...

Genre Poetry Free? No Event Datesort icon 9/9/16 Application Deadline 7/31/16 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Writer’s High Retreat
Conference
Young Harris, GA

The Writer’s High Retreat will be held from September 9 to September 11 at the Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa in Young Harris, Georgia. The retreat features workshops for...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 9/9/16 Application Deadline 8/10/16 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference
Conference
Cedarville, CA

The 2016 Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference will be held from September 14 to September 18 at various venues in the high desert of Cedarville, California. The 2016 conference features...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 9/14/16 Application Deadline 6/1/16 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Kentucky Women Writers Conference
Kentucky Women Writers Conference
Conference
Lexington, KY

The 38th annual Kentucky Women Writers Conference will be held on September 16 and September 17 at the Carnegie Center in Lexington. The conference features workshops and craft talks...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 9/16/16 Application Deadline 8/12/16 Financial Aid Deadline