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 Summer Literary Seminars–Kenya
Conference
Nairobi, Kenya

The 2012 Summer Literary Seminars–Kenya was held from December 8 to December 22 in Nairobi and on Lamu Island. The conference included readings, lectures, roundtable discussions,...

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Eventsort icon Summer Writing Program at Naropa University
Summer Writing Program at Naropa University
Conference
Boulder, CO

The 40th annual Summer Writing Program at Naropa University, presented by the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, was held from June 2 to June 28 in Boulder, Colorado. This...

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Financial Aid Deadline 4/1/14
Eventsort icon Sun Valley Writers' Conference
Conference
Sun Valley, ID

The 2011 Sun Valley Writers' Conference was held from August 17 to August 20 at the Sun Valley Resort in Sun Valley, Idaho. The conference featured discussions, readings, film...

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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 was held from July 12 to July 19 at the Sagebrush Inn and Conference Center in Taos, New Mexico. The conference offered weekend...

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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...

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