Chautauqua Writers’ Festival

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Chautauqua, NY, United States
Event Date: 
June 19, 2019
Application Deadline: 
May 31, 2019

The 2019 Chautauqua Writers’ Festival will be held from June 19 to June 22 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 of the conference is “Writing and Reclamation.” The faculty includes poets Jill McDonough and Khadijah Queen, fiction writers Marie-Helene Bertino and Michael Martone, and nonfiction writer Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich. The keynote speaker is poet Jericho Brown. The cost of the full conference, which includes workshops, breakfasts, and shuttle transportation from the airport, is $500 until March 15 and $550 thereafter; the registration deadline is May 31. The cost of the conference without a workshop is $200; the registration deadline is June 19. Lodging is available at the nearby Athenaeum Hotel for a discounted rate of $50 per night for a shared room and $100 per night for a single room. A full fellowship is available for a woman or nonbinary writer of color; apply by April 30. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information

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