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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
Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
Chapala boats

360 Xochi Quetzal offers monthlong residencies from December 14, 2017, to January 13, 2018, to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico, on the shores of Lake Chapala. Two writers will receive lodging in a...

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Event Date: December 14, 2017
Application Deadline: July 31, 2017
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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Application Deadline: November 11, 2017
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
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 H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest offers one- to two-week residencies to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers in October and November in the Oregon Cascades, 40 miles east of Eugene. The residency is open...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Twitchell Lake, NY

The Adirondack Center for Writing offers six two-week residencies from October 7 to October 21 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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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 offeres up to five weeklong residencies from January 2 to January 9, 2018, to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers at the Kangaroo House Bed and Breakfast on Orcas Island...

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Poetry
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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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 25 to August 22 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
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
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 8 to July 24 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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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Corvallis, OR
Cabin at Shotpouch Creek

The Cabin at Shotpouch Creek offers two-week residencies to pairs of poets, fiction writers, or creative nonfiction writers from August 5 to August 18 and from August 21 to September 3 in the Oregon Coast Range. The residency is...

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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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Application Deadline: October 16, 2017
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Euless, TX

The Dallas-Fort Worth Writers Workshop offered a paid residency from April 22 to May 7 in Dallas, Texas to one fiction or nonfiction writer who has not traditionally published a book. The winning resident was provided with admission to the...

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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
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
East Flanders, Belgium

Dickinson House offers residencies from one to four weeks to poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers at the Dickinson House in East Flanders, Belgium, about 50 miles west of Brussels. Residencies of up to the three months are occasionally...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Deadline: September 15, 2016
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Woodside, CA

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program offers monthlong residencies from mid-March through mid-November to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 580-acre ranch located approximately 40 miles south of San...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Marshall, NC

Doe Branch Ink offers residencies from July through September and November through May to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on 50-acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Marshall, North Carolina. Residents are provided with...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

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