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 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
Eventsort icon UNM Summer Writers' Conference
Conference
Santa Fe, NM

The University of New Mexico (UNM) Summer Writers’ Conference (formerly the Taos Summer Writers’ Conference) will be held from July 24 to July 31 at the Drury Plaza Hotel...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 7/24/16 Application Deadline 7/24/16 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon University of North Dakota Writers Conference
Conference
Grand Forks, ND

The 47th annual University of North Dakota Writers Conference was held from April 6 to April 8 on the UND campus in Grand Forks, North Dakota. This year’s theme...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? Yes Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline
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Eventsort icon University of North Carolina Wilmington Summer Writers Conference
Conference
Wilmington, NC

The 2015 University of North Carolina Wilmington Summer Writers Conference was held from June 26 to June 28 in Wilmington. The conference offered workshops in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, as...

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 Under the Volcano Master Classes and Retreat
Under the Volcano Master Classes and Retreat
Conference
Tepoztlán, Mexico

The 13th annual Under the Volcano Master Classes and Residency was held from January 14 to January 24, 2016, in Tepoztlán, Mexico, a traditional village at the foothills of volcanoes...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 10/15/15 Financial Aid Deadline