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 Storyknife Writers Retreat
Storyknife Writers Retreat
Residency
Homer, AK

Storyknife offers a two- to four- week residency during the month of September to a woman poet, fiction, or nonfiction writer on ten acres of land outside of Homer, Alaska....

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 5/15/16 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Studios of Key West
Conference
Key West, FL

The Studios of Key West offered workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction on the Old Town campus at the historic Armory in Key West, Florida. Unhinge, Resist, Transform: Poetry...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers
Conference
Wallowa Lake, OR

The 29th annual Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers was held from July 10 to July 16 at the Wallowa Lake Camp and Retreat Center in Wallowa Lake, Oregon. The...

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

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

Genre Poetry, Fiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
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...

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