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 Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference
Conference
Cedarville, CA

The 2015 Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference will be held from September 10 to September 13 at various venues in the high desert of Cedarville, California. The 2015 conference features workshops...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 9/10/15 Application Deadline 8/1/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Taos Summer Writers’ Conference
Taos Summer Writers’ Conference
Conference
Taos, NM

The 17th annual Taos Summer Writers’ Conference will be held from July 12 to July 19 at the Sagebrush Inn and Conference Center in Taos, New Mexico. The conference offers...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 7/12/15 Application Deadline 7/18/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Tatamagouche Center Independent Writer's Retreat
Conference
Tatamagouche, Canada

The 2012 Tatamagouche Center Independent Writer's Retreat was held from August 5 to August 10 at the Tatamagouche Center in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. Residents were provided with a...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival
Festival
New Orleans, LA

The 29th annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival was held from March 25 to March 29 at various venues in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The festival featured panels,...

Genre Not Genre-Specific Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Texas Book Festival
Texas Book Festival
Festival
Austin, TX

The 2014 Texas Book Festival was held from October 25 to October 26 on the State Capitol grounds in Austin. The festival featured panels, book signings, discussions, and a book...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon The Gathering
The Gathering
Conference
La Plume, PA

The 2015 Gathering will be held from July 16 to July 19 at Keystone College in La Plume, Pennsylvania. The conference offers workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 7/16/15 Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Deadline 6/1/15