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 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 will be held from January 14 to January 24, 2016, in Tepoztlán, Mexico, a traditional village at the foothills of...

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/14/16 Application Deadline 10/15/15 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 Ucross Foundation Residency Program
Residency
Ucross, WY

The Ucross Foundation offers residencies of two- to six-week to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 20,000-acre working cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains....

Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline 10/1/15 Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon UCLA Extension Writers Studio
UCLA Extension Writers Studio
Conference
Los Angeles, CA

The Writers Studio, sponsored by the University of California in Los Angeles Extension Writers’ Program, was held from February 5 to February 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. The conference offered...

Genre Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Free? No Event Date 1/1/99 Application Deadline Financial Aid Deadline
Eventsort icon U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference
U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference
Conference
Oaxaca, Mexico

The 2016 U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference will be held from January 3 to January 8, 2016 at the Becari Language School in Oaxaca, Mexico. The conference offers workshops in...

Genre Poetry Free? No Event Date 1/3/16 Application Deadline
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Eventsort icon Tupelo Press Writing Conference
Conference
Austin, TX

The Tupelo Press Writing Conference was held from February 27 to March 1 in Austin, Texas. The conference offered a workshop for poets; the workshop focused on the poetry of...

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