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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.

ALERT: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some literary events are being canceled or postponed. Be sure to check with the event sponsor before making plans.

Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Paducah, KY

A.I.R. Studio Paducah offers residencies of two weeks to three months 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 studio...

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Application Deadline: February 15, 2020
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Eyeries, Ireland

The Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat offers one-week to one-month residencies year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers near Eyeries in County Cork, Ireland, overlooking Coulagh Bay. Residents are provided with...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Red Wing, MN

The Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies offers residencies of two to four weeks from May through October to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators at Tower View, a 350-acre historic estate in Red Wing,...

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Application Deadline: February 15, 2020
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Blue River, OR

The Spring Creek Project offers one- to two-week residencies in October and November at the H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest in the Oregon Cascades, 50 miles east of Eugene. The residency is open to poets, fiction writers, and...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Twitchell Lake, NY

The Adirondack Center for Writing offers a residency from October 4 to October 18 to six poets, fiction writers, or creative nonfiction writers at a lodge on Twitchell Lake in the Adirondack Mountains in New York. Residents are provided with a...

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Event Date: October 4, 2020
Application Deadline: July 15, 2020
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Marquette, NE

Art Farm offers residencies of one week to five months from June 1 to November 1 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a working farm in Marquette, Nebraska, approximately 80 miles west of Lincoln....

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
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
Orcas Island, WA

Artsmith offers weeklong residencies in January to up to five poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers at the Kangaroo House Bed and Breakfast on Orcas Island in Washington State’s San Juan Islands. Residents are provided with private...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
New Smyrna Beach, FL

The Atlantic Center for the Arts offers three-week interdisciplinary residencies to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 69-acre ecological preserve in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Residents are provided...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Stockholm, Sweden

The Baltic Writing Residency in Sweden offers a three- to four-week residency to a poet, fiction writer, or creative nonfiction writer in Stockholm, Sweden. The resident is provided with private lodging in a furnished cottage and a $1,000 stipend...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Cassis, France

The BAU Institute offers residencies from July 24 to August 21 to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, located on the Mediterranean Sea approximately 30 minutes from...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Bogliasco, Italy

The Bogliasco Foundation offers monthlong 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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Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Boston, MA

The Boston Literary District and Emerson College offered a monthlong residency from July 15 to August 15 in downtown Boston to a poet, fiction writer, or nonfiction writer from New England. The resident was provided with a private apartment and...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Ménerbes, France

The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston offers 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 are provided with...

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Application Deadline: February 15, 2020
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 private lodging and shared work...

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

The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Summer in Paris Writing Retreat will be held from July 16 to July 21 at the Hôtel du Midi Paris Montparnasse and museums and other cultural sites throughout Paris. The retreat features writing and publishing...

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Event Date: July 16, 2020
Application Deadline: May 30, 2020
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Keene, NY

Craigardan offers two-week to one-month residencies year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at Craigardan, a nonprofit arts and agricultural academic center in Keene, located on Hurricane Mountain in the Adirondack...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Deadline: April 1, 2018
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Bainbridge Island, WA
Fiction
Cuttyhunk, MA

The Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency for fiction writers will be held from September 16 to 23 and October 2 to 9 at the Avalon Inn on Cuttyhunk Island, seven nautical miles off the coast of southeastern Massachusetts. The residency offers...

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Event Date: September 16, 2020
Application Deadline: March 1, 2020
Financial Aid Deadline: March 1, 2020
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

The third annual DISQUIET Azores Residency, sponsored by Dzanc Books and Fundação Luso-Americana, was held from July 7 to July 16 at the Hotel do Colégio in Ponta Delgada on Portugal’s São Miguel Island. The residency featured time to write,...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Woodside, CA

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program offers four- and five-week residencies from mid-March through mid-November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 583-acre ranch located approximately 40 miles south of San Francisco...

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Application Deadline: March 16, 2020
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Temecula, CA

The Dorland Mountain Arts Colony offers residencies of up to 12 weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the secluded hills overlooking the Temecula Valley in southern California. Residents are provided with...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Lenox, MA

Two- or three-week residencies during the month of March are offered to three women poets, fiction writers, or creative nonfiction writers at the Mount, Edith Wharton’s former home in Lenox, Massachusetts. The residents will be provided with a $1...

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Application Deadline: September 7, 2020
Poetry
New York, NY

Poets House offers 10 fellowships from March 2019 to June 2019 to emerging poets living in New York City. Each fellow receives a $500 honorarium, a $100 travel stipend, and access to weekly workshops, mentoring sessions, and...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Crete, Greece

Event Horizon offers residencies of up to three months year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on five acres of olive groves in Crete, Greece. Residents are provided with lodging on site or in...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

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