San Miguel (de Allende) Writers' Conference
See why Tom Robbins said, "If Dante had had the San Miguel (de Allende, Mexico) experience, he might have written more about heaven and less about hell."
PNWA 2018 Conference
Take your writing to the next level. Attend the Pacific Northwest Writers' Association 2018 Conference, one of largest writing conferences in the country. Sep 13-16, 2018.
Tucson Self Publishing Expo
The Society of Southwestern Authors is sponsoring a writer’s self-publishing expo. Various vendors will be available with information that includes editing...
Kentucky Christian Writers Conference
KCWC is an annual, interdenominational event designed to equip and encourage writers in their quest for publication to fulfill the mandate...
2018 Greater Nebraska Writers Conference
Hear Keynote Speaker: Alex Kava and attend 22 great classes! New this year: Boot Camp! Split into groups with a facilitator...
2018 Nebraska Writers Guild Poetry Retreat/Workshops
One of Nebraska scenic areas overlooking Arbor Lodge. A day full of workshops and writing sessions followed by evening readings and...
Irish Arts & Writers' Festival
Visiting Irish and local writers, musicians and artists present a festival of readings, book signings, panel discussions and performances at various...
Nimrod Journal's Conference for Readers and Writers
An all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, YA fantasy, finding a literary agent, and more, as well as...
Nimrod Write Night
Join Nimrod International Journal for Nimrod Write Night, the opening night for our Conference for Readers and Writers. Write Night features...
Beachcombing Your memoir
Writer's retreat with unique opportunity to focus on memoir using beachcombing tools. Presented by Pulitzer prize nominee Grace Farrell and award...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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Florida Literary Arts Coalition Annual Other Words Conference
This year's theme is Water: flood, fish, drought, swim, drink, rain, rivers, tears, dams, oceans, and other sundry wetness. Oct 11-13, 2018.