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 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...

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Eventsort icon Catamaran Writing Conference
Catamaran Writing Conference
Conference
Pebble Beach, CA

The 2015 Catamaran Writing Conference will be held from August 12 to August 16 at the Robert Louis Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, California. The conference offers workshops, craft lectures,...

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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...

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Eventsort icon Chautauqua Writers’ Festival
Chautauqua Writers’ Festival
Conference
Chautauqua, NY

The 11th annual Chautauqua Writers’ Festival was held from June 12 to June 15, 2014, at the historic Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. The conference offered workshops in poetry,...

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Eventsort icon Chicago Humanities Festival
Chicago Humanities Festival
Festival
Chicago, IL

The 25th annual Chicago Humanities Festival was held from October 25 to November 9 at venues throughout Chicago. The theme for the 2014 festival was “Journeys.” The conference featured panel...

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Eventsort icon Chicago Writers Conference
Conference
Chicago, IL

The 2014 Chicago Writers Conference was held from October 24 to October 26 at the University Center in Chicago. The conference offered workshops, panels, readings, and pitch sessions for fiction...

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