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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
Oroville, CA

The eighth annual WordSpring creative writing conference will be held on April 27 at Butte College in Oroville, California, 75 miles north of Sacramento. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty...

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Event Date: April 27, 2019
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Edmonds, WA

The 33rd annual Write on the Sound Writers Conference, a program of the Edmonds Arts Commission, was held from October 5 to October 7 at the Frances Anderson Center in the waterfront town of Edmonds, Washington. The conference...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Camden, NC

Writeaways offers weekend workshops and retreats in May and August to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers at the Whitehall, located on the Pasquotank River in Camden, North Carolina. The program features daily workshops, one-...

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Champtocé-sur-Loire, France

The 2018 Writing Getaway at Chateau du Pin was held from October 8 to October 15 at the Chateau du Pin, located outside of the village of Champtocé-sur-Loire in the Loire Valley, France. The program featured daily workshops, one-on-one...

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Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Chianti, Italy

The 2018 Writing Getaway in Tuscany was held from October 17 to October 24 at Villa Cini & Villa Casanova, located in the Chianti region of Tuscany, Italy. The program featured daily workshops, one-on-one consultations, readings, time to...

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Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Austin, TX

The Writers’ League of Texas 2019 Agents & Editors Conference for fiction and creative nonfiction writers will be held from June 28 to June 30 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. The conference features panel discussions, lectures, pitch...

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Event Date: June 28, 2019
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Dawsonville, GA

The Writer’s High Retreat was held from March 9 to March 11 at the Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge in Dawsonville, Georgia. The retreat featured workshops for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, as well...

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Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Gunnison, CO
Writing the Rockies

The 2018 Writing the Rockies Conference was held from July 18 to July 22 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
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Green River, WY

The 44th annual Wyoming Writers Conference was held from June 1 to June 3 at the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center in Dubois, Wyoming, 100 miles from Yellowstone National Park. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction,...

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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, 2019

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