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.

Eventsort icon Genre Free? Event Date Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon The Writer's Hotel Master Class
Conference
New York City, NY

The Writer’s Hotel Master Class in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry will be held from June 10 to June 16 in New York City at The Bryant Park Hotel, Library Hotel,...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 6/10/15 Application Deadline 4/17/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon The Writer's Journey
Conference
Bolinas, CA

Writing as a Pathway through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change, for fiction and creative nonfiction writers, will be held from October 7 to October 13 at the Commonweal Retreat Center...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 10/7/15 Application Deadline 7/15/16 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon The Writer's Journey Bali
Conference
Bali, Indonesia

The 2014 Writer’s Journey Bali: Write, Travel, Transform retreat for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers was held from June 21 to July 5 in the towns of Candidasa,...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Thurber House John E. Nance Writer-in-Residence Program
Conference
Columbus, OH

Thurber House offers a four-week residency in September and October to a nonfiction writer (including creative nonfiction) in the boyhood home of James Thurber in Columbus, Ohio. Writers who have...

Genre Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Tin House Summer Writers Workshop
Conference
Portland, OR

The 13th annual Tin House Summer Writer’s Workshop will be held from July 12 to July 19 at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. The program features workshops in poetry, fiction,...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 7/12/15 Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Deadline 3/18/15
Eventsort icon Tin House Winter Writer’s Workshop
Conference
Newport, OR

The Tin House Winter Writer’s Workshop was held from January 30 to February 2 for fiction writers and from February 6 to February 9 for creative nonfiction writers at the...

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