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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Eventsort icon Yaddo
Residency
Saratoga Springs, NY

Yaddo offers residencies of two weeks to two months from May through February to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York....

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 1/1/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Voices of the Wilderness Residency
Residency
Anchorage, AK

The United States Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service offers residencies of seven to nine days from June through August to poets, fiction...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 3/1/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Residency
Amherst, VA

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts offers residencies of up to two months from February through May to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 450-acre estate...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 9/15/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Spiro Arts at Silver Star
Residency
Park City, UT

Spiro Arts offers residencies from mid-April through mid-May and mid-June through mid-July to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Silver Star development community in Park City, Utah....

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline
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Eventsort icon Prairie Center of the Arts
Residency
Peoria, IL

Prairie Center of the Arts offered residencies from July through September to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in Peoria, Illinois, in the Illinois River Valley. Residents were...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon New York Mills Regional Cultural Center
Residency
New York Mills, MN

The New York Mills Arts Retreat offers residencies of two to six weeks to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in New York Mills, Minnesota. Writers are provided with...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 10/1/14 Financial Aid Deadline

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