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 Chicago Humanities Festival
Chicago Humanities Festival
Festival
Chicago, IL

The 26th annual Chicago Humanities Festival was held from October 24 to November 8 at venues throughout Chicago. The theme for the 2015 festival was “Citizens.” The annual event featured...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 10/24/15 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Event Sanibel Island Writers Conference
Conference
Sanibel Island, FL

The 10th annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference, sponsored by Florida Gulf Coast University, was held from November 5 to November 8 at the BIG ARTS center and the Sanibel Public...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 11/5/15 Application Deadline 9/30/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Event Wordstock Book Festival
Festival
Portland, OR

The 2015 Wordstock Book Festival was held on November 7 at the Portland Art Museum in downtown Portland, Oregon. The festival featured author discussions, readings, a book fair, and concerts....

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 11/7/15 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Event Algonkian Writer Conference–Write to Market
Conference
Corte Madera, CA

The Algonkian Writer Conference–Write to Market for fiction writers and creative nonfiction writers was held from November 12 to November 15 at the Corte Madera Inn, approximately 25...

Genre Fiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 11/12/15 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Event Hedgebrook Master Class Retreat Series
Residency
Whidbey Island, WA

Hedgebrook offers the Master Class Retreat Series of weeklong sessions, limited to six to eight women writers each, on Whidbey Island, about 35 miles northwest of Seattle. The program features...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Datesort icon 11/13/15 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Event Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference
Conference
Whidbey Island, WA

The Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference was held from November 13 to November 16 and January 15 to January 18, 2016, at the Brandt House Estate in Greenfield, Massachusetts. The conference...

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