San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes
2019 San Francisco Writers Conference (Feb 14-17) at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Hotel. Keynotes by Catherine Coulter, Jose Antonio Vargas and Jane Friedman!
PNWA 2019 Conference
Take your writing to the next level. Attend the Pacific Northwest Writers' Association 2019 Conference, one of largest writing conferences in the country. Sep 12-15, 2019.
Nimrod Write Night
Join Nimrod International Journal for Nimrod Write Night, the opening night for our Conference for Readers and Writers. Write Night features...
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...
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...
Juniper Institute for Young Writers
Experience the writer's life, community, and wild invention. Creative writing workshops, studio sessions, readings, and field trips. Pre-college residential experience on...
Red Clay Writers Conference
The Red Clay Writers Conference is the annual conference of the Georgia Writers Association. Red Clay encourages and inspires writers across...
Allie Pleiter Chunky Method & NANO Write-In
The Chunky Method of Writing workshop by Allie Pleiter with an afternoon of NANO write-in with fellow authors. Lunch included in...
The Belize Writers' Conference
The Belize Writers’ Conference for fiction, creative nonfiction, and memoir writers. Join New York literary agents for the perfect blend of...
Tennessee Mountain Writers' Conference
Parallel sessions of workshops on fiction, poetry, nonfiction, writing for young people, self-publishing, historical research, documentary writing/production; panel discussions/readings; Saturday banquet....
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.