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Conferences and 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.

Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Lansing, MI

The 37th annual A Rally of Writers conference will be held on April 13 at the West Campus of Lansing Community College in Lansing, Michigan. The conference features workshops, panel discussions, and readings in poetry, fiction, and creative...

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Event Date: April 13, 2024
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Paducah, KY

A.I.R. Studio Paducah offers residencies of two weeks to three months year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the Lower Town Arts District of Paducah, Kentucky. Residents are provided with a private apartment and...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Austin, TX

The Writers’ League of Texas (WLT) 2024 Agents & Editors Conference will be held from June 21 to June 23 at the Hyatt Regency on Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas. The conference features presentations, panels, authors in conversation, and a...

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Event Date: June 21, 2024
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Creative Nonfiction
Columbia County, NY

The 2022 All Write Creative Nonfiction Conference was held from October 19 to October 23 at the Spencertown Academy in Columbia County, New York. The conference featured one-hour workshops to discuss 15 to 20 pages of each writer’s work, an...

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Fiction
Columbia County, NY

The 2023 All Write Fiction Conference will be held from November 9 to November 12 at the Spencertown Academy in Columbia County, New York. The conference features workshops to discuss 15 to 20 pages of each writer’s work, an opening night...

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Translation
Tucson, AZ

The 46th annual American Literary Translators Association Conference was held from November 8 to November 11 at the Tucson Marriott University Park Hotel in Tucson. Programming included panels, roundtables, bilingual readings, a bookfair, a...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Paris, France

The American University of Paris Summer Creative Writing Institute offers workshops to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers from July 1 to July 23 on the university’s campus in the seventh arrondissement of Paris. The faculty...

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Event Date: July 1, 2024
Application Deadline: June 1, 2024
Financial Aid Deadline: March 29, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Red Wing, MN

The 2023 General Artist Residency Program offers residencies of two weeks or one month during July, September, October, and November to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators at Tower View, a 350-acre historic estate...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Twitchell Lake, NY

The Adirondack Center for Writing will offer a two-week residency from September 22 to October 6 to six poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a lodge on Twitchell Lake in the Adirondack Mountains in New York. Three of the...

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Event Date: September 22, 2024
Application Deadline: May 19, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Ghent, NY

Residencies of one week to two months are offered to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators from late March through early June and from early September through early November at Omi International Arts Center,...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Hämeenkyrö, Finland

The Arteles Creative Center Fall Into Focus Residency Program offers one- or two-month residencies to poets, fiction writers, nonfiction writers, and translators from September to November in the countryside region of Hämeenkyrö, Finland....

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Event Date: September 1, 2024
Application Deadline: May 2, 2024
Financial Aid Deadline: May 2, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Snowmass Village, CO

The 47th annual Aspen Summer Words Writing Conference and Literary Festival was held from June 18 to June 23 at the Viewline, a resort in the mountain town of Snowmass, Colorado, around 15 minutes from downtown Aspen. The conference featured...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Kansas City, MO

The 2024 AWP Conference and Bookfair was held from February 7 to February 10 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri, and included a virtual component comprised of prerecorded and livestreamed events. The conference features...

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Event Date: February 7, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Atlanta, GA

The spring 2024 Atlanta Writers Conference, sponsored by the Atlanta Writers Club, will be held from May 3 to May 4 at the Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel. The conference includes a book fair featuring attendees’ books; presentations on the craft...

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Event Date: May 3, 2024
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Creative Nonfiction
New York City, NY

The 2024 Biographers International Organization (BIO) Conference will be held on May 16 and May 17 at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in New York City; select events will also be streamed online. The conference features...

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Event Date: May 16, 2024
Application Deadline: May 17, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Bogliasco, Italy
Bogliasco

The Bogliasco Foundation offers month-long residencies from January to May and from September to December to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the coastal fishing village of Bogliasco, Italy, located seven miles southeast...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Brattleboro, VT

The 22nd annual Brattleboro Literary Festival was held in person in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont, from October 13 to October 15, and was recorded for online presentation. The festival featured readings, panels, and special events. Participating...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Ripton, VT

The 2024 Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference will be held from June 11 to June 17 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference, designed for poets and prose writers whose work deals with the environment and the natural world...

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Event Date: June 11, 2024
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Deadline: February 1, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Ripton, VT

The 2024 Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference will be held from June 11 to June 17 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference, designed for both emerging and established translators, features translation workshops in poetry, fiction...

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Event Date: June 11, 2024
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Deadline: February 1, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Ripton, VT

The 2024 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference will be held from August 14 to August 24 in the Green Mountains of Ripton, Vermont. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures; craft classes;...

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Event Date: August 14, 2024
Application Deadline: February 1, 2024
Financial Aid Deadline: February 1, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Dunwoody, GA

The eighth annual Broadleaf Writers Conference was held from September 23 to September 24 at the Decatur Library in Decatur, Georgia. The conference featured panels and workshops for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers, as well as...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Ménerbes, France

The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston offered residencies of one to three months from July 1 to November 30 to mid-career poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Dora Maar House in Ménerbes, France. Residents were provided...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Messejana, Portugal

Buinho Creative Hub offers residencies of two weeks to three months year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the historic town of Messejana, Portugal. Residents are provided with a single- or double-occupancy room...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Budapest, Hungary

The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Budapest and Prague Writing Retreat will be held from July 19 to July 27 in the historic city centers of Budapest and Prague. The retreat features writing and publishing workshops, craft seminars, and generative...

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Event Date: July 19, 2024
Application Deadline: June 1, 2024
Financial Aid Deadline: May 15, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
New Orleans, LA

The 2020 Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Spring in New Orleans Writing Retreat was held from March 19 to March 22 at the Pelham Hotel, a five-minute walk from the French Quarter. The retreat featured multi-genre and publishing workshops, craft...

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