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 Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference
Conference
Cedarville, CA

The 2016 Surprise Valley Writers’ Conference will be held from September 14 to September 18 at various venues in the high desert of Cedarville, California. The 2016 conference features...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 9/14/16 Application Deadline 6/1/16 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Tatamagouche Center Independent Writer's Retreat
Conference
Tatamagouche, Canada

The 2012 Tatamagouche Center Independent Writer's Retreat was held from August 5 to August 10 at the Tatamagouche Center in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia. Residents were provided with a...

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Eventsort icon Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival
Festival
New Orleans, LA

The 30th annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival was held from March 30 to April 3 at various venues in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The festival featured...

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Eventsort icon Texas Book Festival
Texas Book Festival
Festival
Austin, TX

The 2014 Texas Book Festival was held from October 25 to October 26 on the State Capitol grounds in Austin. The festival featured panels, book signings, discussions, and a book...

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Eventsort icon The Gathering
The Gathering
Conference
La Plume, PA

The 2016 Gathering will be held from July 15 to July 17 at Keystone College in La Plume, Pennsylvania. The conference features lectures and performances for poets, fiction writers, and...

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Eventsort icon The Writer's Center Publish Now Conference
Conference
Bethesda, MD

The Writer’s Center Publish Now: Find Your Path to Publication Conference was held on June 13 at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The conference offered lectures, panel discussions, and...

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