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 Lorca’s Granada Writers’ Retreat & Colloquia
Conference
Granada, Spain

The annual Lorca’s Granada Retreat will be held from May 14 to May 28 in Granada, Spain. The retreat offers time to write, one-on-one consultations, and local excursions for published...

Genre Not Genre-Specific Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/14/15 Application Deadline
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Event Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency Program
Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency Program
Residency
New Smyrna Beach, FL

The Atlantic Center for the Arts offers three-week residencies to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 69-acre ecological preserve in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Residents are provided...

Genre Poetry Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/18/15 Application Deadline 1/18/15 Financial Aid Deadline 1/18/15
Event CritShop Writing Workshop for LGBT Fiction
Conference
Berlin, Germany

The CritShop Writing Workshop for LGBT Fiction will be held from May 21 to May 25 at COJE Berlin in the Neukölln district of Berlin, Germany. The event offers workshops...

Genre Fiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/21/15 Application Deadline 3/27/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference
Conference
Pittsburgh, PA

The 2015 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference will be held from May 22 to May 24 at the Wyndham University Center in Pittsburgh. The conference offers master classes, craft discussions, publishing...

Genre Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/22/15 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Event Algonkian Novel Retreat
Conference
Sterling, VA

The Algonkian Novel Retreat will be held from May 27 to May 31 at Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling, Virginia, approximately 30 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. The retreat offers...

Genre Fiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 5/27/15 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Event Bear River Writers’ Conference
Bear River Writers’ Conference
Conference
Petoskey, MI

The 2015 Bear River Writers’ Conference, sponsored by the University of Michigan, will be held from May 28 to June 1 at Camp Michigania on Walloon Lake, near Petoskey, Michigan....

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