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 Ucross Foundation Residency Program
Residency
Ucross, WY

The Ucross Foundation offers two- to six-week residencies from August through early December to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a ranch in Ucross, Wyoming, located 27 miles...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 3/1/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Umbria Writing and Publishing Workshop
Umbria Writing and Publishing Workshop
Conference
Orvieto, Italy

The 2012 Umbria Writing and Publishing Workshop was held from June 28 to July 2 in the Umbrian hill town of Orvieto, Italy. The conference featured workshops in fiction...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Under the Volcano Master Classes and Retreat
Under the Volcano Master Classes and Retreat
Conference
Tepoztlán, Mexico

The 12th annual Under the Volcano Master Classes and Residency was held from January 9 to January 18, 2015, in Tepoztlán, Mexico, a traditional village at the foothills of the...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon University of Arizona Poetry Center
University of Arizona Poetry Center
Residency
Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona Poetry Center in Tucson offered a residency of two to four weeks between June 1 and August 31 to a poet. The resident was provided...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon University of North Dakota Writers Conference
Festival
Grand Forks, ND

The 46th annual University of North Dakota Writers Conference will be held from March 25 to March 27 in Grand Forks. This year’s theme is “The Other Half.” The conference...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 3/25/15 Application Deadline
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Eventsort icon Utah Humanities Council Book Festival
Festival
Salt Lake City, UT

The 2012 Utah Humanities Council Book Festival was held on October 20 at the City Library in Salt Lake City. The festival featured readings, open mikes, and bookmaking and printmaking...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Spoken Word Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline