Chautauqua Writers’ Festival

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Chautauqua, NY, United States
Event Date: 
June 21, 2023
Application Deadline: 
June 15, 2023

The 2023 Chautauqua Writers’ Festival will be held from June 21 to June 24 at the historic Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings and panel discussions. The theme for this year’s festival is “Hope and Its Entanglements.” The faculty includes poets Leila Chatti and Oliver de la Paz and fiction writer Akil Kumarasamy. The keynote speaker is nonfiction writer Joseph Osmundson. The cost of the full conference is $500; the registration deadline is June 15. The cost of the conference without a workshop is $200; register by June 21 or on-site. Lodging is available at the nearby Athenaeum Hotel for a discounted rate of $65 per night for a shared room or $130 per night for a single room. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information

Chautauqua Writers’ Festival, Chautauqua Institution, P.O. Box 28, One Ames Avenue, Chautauqua, NY 14722.