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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
New York, NY

The 2013 Writers in New York conference was held from May 28 to June 20 on the campus of New York University in New York City. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft classes, panels, field...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Eureka Springs, AR

The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow offers residencies of one week to three months year-round to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at a former bed-and-breakfast in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Residents are provided with a...

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

The 2016 Writers’ League of Texas  Agents & Editors Conference for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers was held from June 24 to June 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas. The conference featured...

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Poetry, Fiction, Spoken Word
Alpine, TX

The 2014 Writers' League of Texas (WLT) Summer Writing Retreat was held from August 2 to August 7 at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas. The retreat offered workshops for poets, fiction writers, and nonfiction writers. The faculty...

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Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Dawson, GA
WHR17

The Writer’s High Retreat was held from March 17 to March 19 at the Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge in Dawsonville, Georgia. The retreat featured workshops for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, as...

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Poetry, Creative Nonfiction
Barcelona, Spain

The fourth annual Writing About Art in Barcelona workshop for poets and creative nonfiction writers was held from May 25 to June 3, 2017, at Jiwar, a heritage house in the Gràcia district of Barcelona. The workshop was taught by...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Tahoe City, CA

The Writing by Writers Manuscript Boot Camp for fiction and nonfiction writers was held from November 11 to November 14 at the Granlibakken Resort: Lake Tahoe in Tahoe City, California. The program featured workshops for book-length manuscripts,...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Marshall, CA

The Writing by Writers Tomales Bay Workshop was held from October 19 to October 23 at the Marconi Conference Center in Marshall, California. The program featured daily workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as panels,...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Gunnison, CO
Writing the Rockies

The 2017 Writing the Rockies Conference was held from July 19 to July 23 on the Western State Colorado University campus in Gunnison, Colorado. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and publishing, as well as...

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

Writing Workshops LA: The Conference was held on June 28 at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The conference offered workshops, craft discussions, and publishing presentations for fiction and nonfiction writers. Participating writers...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Green River, WY

The 43rd annual Wyoming Writers Conference was held from June 2 to June 4 at the CAM-PLEX Multi-Event Facilities in Gillette, Wyoming. The conference featured workshops in poetry and fiction, as well as agent pitch sessions,...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Saratoga Springs, NY

Yaddo offers residencies of two to eight weeks from November through May to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Residents are provided with a private...

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Application Deadline: August 1, 2017
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
New Haven, CT

The 2017 Yale Writers’ Conference was held from June 3 to June 13 and from June 15 to June 18 on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. The first session featured workshops in fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as craft...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
Boulder, CO

The third annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival was held from September 15 to September 17 at the Boulder Public Library in Boulder, Colorado. The festival featured presentations, panels, readings, and music performances. Themes at the 2017...

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