Writers Venues and Communities

Free Retreats, Fairs, and Festivals: Inspiring Getaways for Writers on a Budget

Whether it’s a daylong festival, a weekend conference, or a four-week residency, there are countless options for writers looking for a retreat. We rounded up more than eighty free conferences, residencies, and festivals across the country so that you can find the literary getaway that’s right for you—at little to no cost.

Opportunities in LA: Los Angeles 2014

Cheryl Klein, former director of Poets & Writers’ California Office and Readings/Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources for writers who live in Los Angeles during the first Poets & Writers Live event this past January....

theOffice

TheOffice was created to provide a comfortable and inspirational work environment for creative professionals. This writing space was designed by Serena Walther Leventhal and Tony Schubert with Feng Shui by Master David Cho.

Page One Literary Center

Founded in 2012, Page One Literary Center is a community-based nonprofit offering both one-day and multi-week creative writing workshops as well as several literary events. These events include an open mic night for adults and the Collaborative LiterARTi Series, which combines music, writing, and visual art. In the fall of 2013, Page One plans to offer affordable, quiet workspaces for writers.

Boston Center for Adult Education

Founded in 1933, the Boston Center for Adult Education is the oldest nonprofit adult education center in New England. It brings educational opportunities and professional development to the community while encouraging social responsibility. Classes are taught by local instructors who often run local businesses and are considered experts in their field. The BCAE offers nearly two thousand classes each year, including classes in writing strategies, freelance writing, grammar, blogging, and book promotion.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Writers Venues and Communities