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 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,...

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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...

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Eventsort icon Workshops in Thomas
Conference
Thomas, WV

Workshops in Thomas was held from October 17 to October 19 in Thomas, West Virginia, a rural mountain town on the edge of Canaan Valley and the Monongahela National Forest....

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Eventsort icon Write Away Writers Retreat
Write Away Writers Retreat
Conference
Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

The Literary Bohemian’s Write Away Writers Retreat was held from August 31 to September 4 at the Krumlov House in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic. The retreat offered workshops, private mentoring...

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Eventsort icon Write on the Sound
Write on the Sound
Conference
Edmonds, WA

The 29th annual Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference was held from October 3 to October 5 in the waterfront town of Edmonds, Washington. The conference featured workshops in poetry,...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline