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 American Academy in Berlin
Residency
Berlin, Germany

The American Academy in Berlin offers residencies of five months to ten months to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Hans Arnhold Center in Berlin, Germany. Residents...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon American Society of Journalists and Authors Conference
Conference
New York, NY

The 42nd annual American Society of Journalists and Authors Conference was held from April 25 to April 27, 2013 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. The conferences featured...

Genre Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline
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Eventsort icon Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat
Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat
Residency
West Cork, Ireland

The Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat offers one-week to one-month residencies year-round to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and other artists in West Cork, Ireland, overlooking Coulagh...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon 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 Deadline
Eventsort icon Andrews Forest Writers' Residency
Andrews Forest Writers' Residency
Residency
Blue River, OR

The H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest offers one-week residencies to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in March, April, and May in the Oregon Cascades, 40 miles east of...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 12/1/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Antioch Writers’ Workshop
Antioch Writers’ Workshop
Conference
Antioch, OH

The 29th annual Antioch Writers’ Workshop was held from July 12 to July 18 in Yellow Springs, Ohio. The...

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