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 Caldera
Caldera
Residency
Sisters, OR

Caldera offers two-week and monthlong residencies from January to March to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Located on 120 acres in the Central Cascades, 17 miles west of...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/15 Application Deadline 6/15/14 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Camac: Centre D'Art—Marnay Art Centre
Camac: Centre D'Art—Marnay Art Centre
Residency
Marnay-sur-Seine, France

Camac: The Centre d'Art Marnay Art Cenre offers residencies year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in Marnay-sur-Seine, France. Residents are provided with lodging and work space....

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline
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Eventsort icon Cambridge Writers' Workshop Summer Writing Retreat
Cambridge Writers' Workshop Summer Writing Retreat
Conference
Picardy, France

The 2014 Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Summer Yoga & Writing Retreat was held from August 7 to August 20 at the Château de Verderonne in Picardy, France, located approximately...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Cape Cod Writers Center Conference
Cape Cod Writers Center Conference
Conference
Hyannis, MA

The 52nd annual Cape Cod Writers Center Conference was held from August 7 to August 10 at the Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The conference featured workshops...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Catamaran Writing Conference
Catamaran Writing Conference
Conference
Pebble Beach, CA

The 2014 Catamaran Writing Conference was held from August 13 to August 17 at the Robert Louis Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, California. The conference offered workshops, craft lectures, and...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon Centrum Port Townsend Writers’ Conference
Centrum Port Townsend Writers’ Conference
Conference
Port Townsend, WA

Centrum Port Townsend Writers’ Conference was held from July 10 to July 20 at Fort Worden State Park, a turn-of-the-century army base accessible to saltwater beaches, wooded hills, and the...

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

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