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 MacDowell Colony
Residency
Peterborough, NH

MacDowell Colony offers year-round residencies of up to two months to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 450-acre estate near Mt. Monadnock in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Writers...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 9/15/14 Financial Aid Deadlinesort icon 9/15/14
Event Anderson Center Residency Program
Anderson Center Residency Program
Residency
Red Wing, MN

The Anderson Center at Tower View offered two- to four-week residencies from May through October to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 330-acre estate in Red Wing,...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadlinesort icon
Event Colorado Art Ranch Residency Program
Colorado Art Ranch Residency Program
Residency
Hayden, CO

The Colorado Art Ranch offers a residency at Carpenter Ranch in Routt County, Colorado, from September 1 to September 30 for one poet, fiction writer, or creative nonfiction...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 5/15/14 Financial Aid Deadlinesort icon
Event Constance Saltonstall Arts Colony
Constance Saltonstall Arts Colony
Residency
Ithaca, NY

The Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts offers two- and four-week residencies from May to September to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Saltonstall Arts Colony, located...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 1/2/15 Financial Aid Deadlinesort icon
Event Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Residency
Woodside, CA

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program offers monthlong residencies from mid-March through mid-November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 580-acre ranch located approximately 40 miles south of...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 3/15/14 Financial Aid Deadlinesort icon
Event Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
Residency
Nebraska City, NE

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, located in the Missouri River town of Nebraska City, offers residencies of two to eight weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 9/1/14 Financial Aid Deadlinesort icon

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