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 Washington University in St. Louis Summer Writers Institute
Washington University in St. Louis Summer Writers Institute
Conference
St. Louis, MO

The 2012 Washington University in St. Louis Summer Writers Seminar was held from July 13 to July 21 on the university's campus in St. Louis. The conference featured lectures and...

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Eventsort icon Wellspring House
Residency
Ashfield, MA

Wellspring House offers residencies of one week to one month, with longer stays available, year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a renovated carriage house in the...

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Eventsort icon Wesleyan Writers Conference
Conference
Middletown, CT

The 58th annual Wesleyan Writers Conference was held from June 11 to June 15 at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. The conference offered seminars and workshops in poetry,...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Deadline 3/20/14
Eventsort icon West Virginia Book Festival
Festival
Charleston, WV

The 2012 West Virginia Book Festival was held from October 13 to October 14 at the Charleston Civic Center in downtown Charleston. The festival featured readings, author signings, and a...

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Eventsort icon Willapa Bay AiR
Residency
Oysterville, WA

Willapa Bay AiR offers month-long residencies from March through September to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on 16 wooded acres near Oysterville, Washington, 30 miles north...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 7/31/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon William Paterson University Spring Writer’s Conference
Conference
Wayne, NJ

The 2014 William Paterson University Spring Writer’s Conference was held on April 12 on the WPU campus in Wayne, New Jersey, 20 miles northwest of New York City. The conference...

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