Conferences and Residencies Slideshow

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Author Walter Mosley reads at the Spokane Club during the 2007 Get Lit! book festival. GetLit! is held each April in various venues throughout the downtown Spokane, Washington, area.
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The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, the setting for Kundiman’s annual retreat, which will take place from June 25 to June 29 and feature workshops and readings by Bei Dao, Tan Lin, and Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Kundiman is a nonprofit dedicated to advancing the work of Asian American poets.
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Komal Bhojwani (left) and Katherine V. Forrest discuss a manuscript at the first weeklong Lambda Literary Foundation retreat held last August at American Jewish University in Bel Air, California. This year’s event will take place from August 10 to August 17. Lambda is a ten-year-old nonprofit for lesbian, gay, and bisexual and transgender/transsexual literature.
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The Frost Place, a museum and nonprofit center for poetry and the arts based at Robert Frost’s old homestead in Franconia, New Hampshire. The thirtieth annual Festival and Conference of Poetry will be held from July 27 to August 2.
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A historic barn on the grounds of Mount Saint Francis, home to the Mary Anderson Center for the Arts located in southern Indiana.
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Student and poetry coaches from the Missoula Writing Collaborative read poetry at the Mountain Line Bus Service Transfer Station to kickoff the Poetry on the Bus project during the Montana Festival of the Book. The 2008 festival will take place from October 23 to 25.
A selection of photos from our special section on conferences, residencies, and festivals.