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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.

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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Application Deadline: March 1, 2017
Poetry, Creative Nonfiction
Barcelona, Spain

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

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Event Date: May 25, 2017
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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Application Deadline: September 15, 2016
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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Application Deadline: October 15, 2016
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Gunnison, CO
Writing the Rockies

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

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Event Date: July 19, 2017
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 Riber, WY

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

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Event Date: June 2, 2017
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Saratoga Springs, NY

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

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

The 2017 Yale Writers’ Conference will be 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 features workshops in fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as...

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Event Date: June 3, 2017
Application Deadline: April 30, 2017

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