Chautauqua Writers’ Festival

The 2021 Chautauqua Writers’ Festival was held from June 23 to June 26 at the historic Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings and panel discussions. The faculty included poets Martha Collins and Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, fiction writers Marie Myung-Ok Lee and Jess Row, and nonfiction writer Porochista Khakpour. The keynote speaker was poet Shane McCrae. The cost of the full conference was $550; the registration deadline was May 31.

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FESTIVAL
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Event Date: 
August 2, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
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Application Deadline: 
August 2, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
August 2, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

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

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Chautauqua
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NY
Contact Zip / Postal Code: 
14722
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US
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Chuckanut Writers Conference

The 11th annual Chuckanut Writers Conference, cohosted by Whatcom Community College and Village Books in Bellingham, Washington, was held online from June 21 to June 27. The conference featured breakout sessions in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as keynote addresses, craft talks, author panels, and a faculty reading.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
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Event Date: 
August 2, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
yes
Application Deadline: 
August 2, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
August 2, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Chuckanut Writers Conference, 237 West Kellogg Road, Bellingham, WA 98226. (360) 383-3200. Kaitlyn Teer, Conference Chair.

Kaitlyn Teer
Conference Chair
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Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference

The 2021 Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference was held online from June 21 to June 26. The conference featured workshops, craft talks, panels, an evening reading series, and manuscript consultations for poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers. The faculty included poets Jennifer Elise Foerster and John Murillo, fiction writer Danielle Evans, and creative nonfiction writers Faith Adiele and J. Drew Lanham. The 2021 Distinguished Visiting Writer was poet Nikky Finney.

Type: 
CONFERENCE
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yes
Event Date: 
August 2, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
ignore
Application Deadline: 
August 2, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
August 2, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference, Bemidji State University, 1500 Birchmont Drive NE #4, Bemidji, MN 56601. (218) 755-2068. Mathew Hawthorne, Conference Coordinator.

Mat Hawthorne
Conference Coordinator

Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference

The 32nd annual Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference will be held online from August 5 to August 7. The conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft talks, readings, manuscript consultations, open mics, and panels with agents. The faculty includes poet Saretta Morgan; fiction writers Chris Dennis, Alaya Dawn Johnson, and Lillian Li; and nonfiction writers Krys Malcolm Belc, Sam Krowchenko, and Suzanne Rivecca. Participating publishing professionals include agents Elise Capron (Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency) and Tricia Skinner (Fuse Literary).

Type: 
CONFERENCE
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no
Event Date: 
August 5, 2021
Rolling Admissions: 
ignore
Application Deadline: 
August 2, 2021
Financial Aid?: 
no
Financial Aid Application Deadline: 
August 2, 2021
Free Admission: 
no
Contact Information: 

Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference, P.O. Box 2087, Ft. Bragg, CA 95437. 

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Oklahoma State University

PhD Program
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Stillwater, OK
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 01/05/2022
Application Fee: 
$50
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Oklahoma State University

MFA Program
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Stillwater, OK
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 01/05/2022
Application Fee: 
$50
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University of Pittsburgh

MFA Program
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Pittsburgh, PA
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 01/07/2022
Application Fee: 
$75
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University of New Hampshire

MFA Program
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Durham, NH
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 01/15/2022
Application Fee: 
$65
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University of Wyoming

MFA Program
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Laramie, WY
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 01/20/2022
Application Fee: 
$50
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