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 Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Conference
Galloway, NJ

The 21st annual Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway was held from January 17 to January 20, 2014, at Stockton Seaview Hotel, a resort located near Atlantic City, New Jersey....

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline
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Eventsort icon Wisconsin Book Festival
Festival
Madison, WI

The 11th annual Wisconsin Book Festival was held from November 7 to November 11, 2012, at various venues in downtown Madison. The festival featured readings; panels; open mikes; conversations with...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Spoken Word Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild
Residency
Woodstock, NY

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild offers monthlong residencies from June through September to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a historic 250-acre campus in the Catskill...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 3/15/14 Financial Aid Deadline 3/15/14
Eventsort icon Wordstock
Festival
Portland, OR

The ninth annual Wordstock festival was held on October 5 and October 6 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The festival featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction,...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline
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Eventsort icon WordTheatre Writers Workshop and Retreat
Conference
Edale, England

The 2014 WordTheatre Writers Workshop and Retreat was held from July 4 to July 11 in Edale, England, a farming valley nestled below Dark Peak and Kinder Scout, a plateau...

Genre Fiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline
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Eventsort icon Workshops in Thomas
Conference
Thomas, WV

Workshops in Thomas will be held from October 17 to October 19 in Thomas, West Virginia, on the edge of Canaan Valley and Monongahela National Forest. The workshops...

Genre Poetry, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 10/17/14 Application Deadline 10/1/14 Financial Aid Deadline