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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
Bogliasco, Italy
Bogliasco

The Bogliasco Foundation offers monthlong residencies from early January to mid-May, and from mid-September to late December, to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in the coastal fishing village of Bogliasco, Italy,...

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Application Deadline: January 15, 2019
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...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Berlin, Germany

The American Academy in Berlin offers residencies of five months to ten months to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Hans Arnhold Center in Berlin, Germany. Residents are provided with airfare, housing, some meals, and...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
West Cork, 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 and the mountains and...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Los Angeles, CA

The Anaphora Writing Residency, designed exclusively for writers of color, was held from May 31 to June 9 at the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. The program featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Red Wing, MN

The Anderson Center at Tower View offers two- and four-week residencies from May through October to poets, fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers, and translators on a 330-acre estate in Red Wing, Minnesota. Residents are provided with...

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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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Application Deadline: May 15, 2018
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Twitchell Lake, NY

The Adirondack Center for Writing offers six two-week residencies from October 6 to October 20 to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a lodge on Twitchell Lake, in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. Residents are...

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Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Marquette, NE

Art Farm offers residencies of two weeks 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 to early June and from mid-September through early November at Omi International Arts...

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Application Deadline: October 20, 2017
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Hämeenkyrö, Finland

Arteles offers monthlong residences in November in Hämeenkyrö, Finland, for...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Orcas Island, WA

Artsmith offered up to five weeklong residencies from January 2, 2018, to January 9, 2018, to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers at the Kangaroo House Bed and Breakfast on Orcas...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
New Smyrna Beach, FL
Atlantic Center for the Arts

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

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Application Deadline: May 13, 2018
Poetry, Fiction
Stockholm, Sweden

The Baltic Writing Residency in Sweden offers a monthlong summer residency to a poet, fiction writer, or creative nonfiction writer at a furnished cottage in Stockholm, Sweden. The resident is provided with private lodging and a...

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Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Cassis, France

The BAU Institute offers residencies from July 23 to August 20 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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Application Deadline: February 4, 2018
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 midcareer 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, 2018
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Messejana, Portugal

Buinho Creative Hub offers residencies of two weeks to three months year-round to six 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
Sisters, OR

Caldera offers monthlong residencies from January to March to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Caldera Arts Center, located on 120 acres in the Central Cascades, 17 miles west of Sisters, Oregon. Caldera provides...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Marnay-sur-Seine, France
Camac: Centre D'Art—Marnay Art Centre

Camac: The Centre d'Art Marnay Art Cenre offers residencies year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Fall Creek, WI
Cirenaica resident

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild offers five, three-day residencies from June through August to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers at Cirenaica, a secluded lodge located in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, near the village of Fall Creek...

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Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Corvallis, OR
Cabin at Shotpouch Creek

The Spring Creek Project offers two-week residencies to pairs of poets, fiction writers, or creative nonfiction writers at the Cabin at Shotpouch Creek in the Oregon Coast Range from August 4 to August 17, and from August 19 to...

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Application Deadline: May 15, 2018
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
Bloedel

Residencies of three and four weeks are offered year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Bloedel Reserve in Bainbridge Island, Washington. The residency...

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Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Cuttyhunk Island, MA
Cuttyhunk Island

The Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency for fiction and nonfiction writers will be held from June 25 to July 7, and from September 17 to September 24, at the Avalon Inn on Cuttyhunk Island, seven nautical miles off the coast of southeastern...

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Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Denali National Park, AK
Denali National Park

Denali National Park and Preserve in central Alaska offers 10-day residencies from late February through March and from June through mid-September to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. Residents are...

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Application Deadline: September 30, 2017

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