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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
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
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 offered a residency from September 24 to October 8 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 residents were...

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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
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
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 private lodging and shared work...

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

The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop Paris Writing Retreat was held from July 19 to July 25 in the historic Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris. The retreat featured writing and publishing workshops, craft seminars, and generative writing sessions for...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Cold Spring HArbor, NY

The Celia and Wally Gilbert Artist-in-Residence Program offers residencies of one to three weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers looking to ìexplore the scientific process and interact with international...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
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
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Freshwater, CA

Creekside Arts offers three-week residencies from May 18 to June 10 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on the coastal redwoods of Freshwater, California. Residents are provided with a private room, kitchen, bathroom, and...

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Event Date: May 18, 2024
Application Deadline: February 15, 2024
Fiction
Cuttyhunk, MA

The Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency for fiction writers was held from September 13 to September 20 at the Avalon Inn on Cuttyhunk Island, seven nautical miles off the coast of southeastern Massachusetts. The residency offered workshops,...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Woodside, CA

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program offere 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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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Lenox, MA

The Edith Wharton–Straw Dog Writers Guild Writers-in-Residence Program offers one-week residencies during the month of March to nine emerging poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Mount, Edith Wharton’s former home in...

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Event Date: March 1, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Tuscany, Italy

The Essere Writer & Artist Residency, which will be held from September 21, 2024, to October 5, 2024, offers two-week residencies in the medieval Camporsevoli estate in the Cetona province of Tuscany, Italy. The residency features programming...

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Event Date: September 21, 2024
Application Deadline: January 15, 2024
Financial Aid Deadline: January 15, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Crete, Greece
Event Horizon Amphitheatre

Event Horizon offers residencies of two weeks 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 nearby affiliate...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Delmenhorst, Germany

The Fiction Meets Science Residency offers up to two residencies of three to nine months annually to fiction and nonfiction writers at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Institute for Advanced Study in Delmenhorst, Germany. Residents are provided with...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Shafer, MN

Franconia Sculpture Park offers eight residencies of two weeks in January and October to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at an outdoor sculpture park located in the St. Croix River Valley, in Shafer, Minnesota. Residents...

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Event Date: January 10, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Good Hart, MI

The Good Hart Artist Residency offers two- to three-week residencies year-round to artists and writers, including poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, in the woods bordering the “Tunnel of Trees” Scenic Heritage Route in Good...

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Application Deadline: January 8, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Guanajuato, Mexico

The 2023 Guanajuato Writing Retreat: Writing—and Living—Boldly was held from November 5 to November 12 at the Florecer Casitas in Guanajuato, the hilly capital city of the Guanajuato state, in Mexico’s high plateau region. The retreat (limited to...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Rabun Gap, GA

Hambidge offers twelve residencies of two to eight weeks to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on 600 forested acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northern Georgia. Each resident is provided with a private cottage, which...

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Event Date: September 1, 2024
Application Deadline: April 15, 2024
Financial Aid Deadline: April 15, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Sausalito, CA
A large white house nestled in trees and mountains.

Headlands Center for the Arts offers four- to eight-week residencies from June to early November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the coastal wilderness of the Marin Headlands outside San Francisco. Residents are...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Translation
Piggott, AR

The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center at Arkansas State University offers a monthlong residency in June to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators in Piggott, Arkansas. The residency includes a loft...

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Event Date: June 1, 2024
Application Deadline: February 28, 2024
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Petaluma, CA

In Cahoots offers residencies of one, two, or three weeks year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the countryside of Petaluma, California, in scenic Sonoma County. Residents are provided with individual cottages,...

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