Conferences

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall, city or country, national or international, find the writing conference you desire. Our selective, searchable list of conferences features many of our published authors.


Format: 12/15/2019
Format: 12/15/2019
Las Vegas Writers’ Conference

Las Vegas Writers’ Conference

APRIL 2—4, 2020
LAS VEGAS, NV
Throughout the weekend, you will be able to meet and socialize with our faculty, pitch to agents and publishers, and learn from experts in fields connected to writing and publishing.
Faculty: Alane Adams, Brenda Drake, Gregory A. Kompes, Devoney Looser, Jen Mann, Brandy M. Miller, Nahid Rachlin, Joylynn M. Ross, Wendy Wimmer
Genres Offered: Fiction, Nonfiction
Liberty States Fiction Writers’ Conference

Liberty States Fiction Writers’ Conference

APRIL 2, 2020
CLARK, NJ
A multigenre organization, the Liberty States Fiction Writers is dedicated to the education and support of all fiction writers. We provide workshops, networking events, and promotional opportunities to aid both published and yet-to-be published writers.
Faculty: Tara Cremin, Judi Fennell, Carol Van Den Hende, Rachel Kenley, Cathleen O’Connor, Caridad Pineiro, Paula Chaffee Scardamalia, Samantha Scordato, Sourabh Sharma, Christie Stratos, Lois Winston
Genres Offered: Fiction
Listowel Writers’ Week

Listowel Writers’ Week

MAY 27—31, 2020
LISTOWEL, IRELAND
Listowel Writers’ Week is an internationally acclaimed literary festival devoted to bringing together writers and audiences at unique and innovative events in the historic and intimate surroundings of Listowel County Kerry.
Faculty (previous): Joanna Briscoe, June Caldwell, Elizabeth Day, Eilís Ní Dhuibhne, Tishani Doshi, Carol Drinkwater, Neil Hegarty, Liz Nugent, Lemn Sissay, Richard Skinner, Kit De Waal, Sarah Webb
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Longleaf Writers Conference

Longleaf Writers Conference

MAY 9—16, 2020
SEASIDE, FL
The Longleaf Writers Conference is an annual gathering of creative writers from all over the nation, featuring award-winning writers in poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction, who will offer a full week of intensive writing workshops, one-day seminars, school outreach programs, and social events.
Faculty: Julianna Baggott, Matt Bondurant, Jennifer Haigh, Caitlin Horrocks, Ravi Howard, Kiese Laymon, Rose McLarney, Seth Brady Tucker, Adam Vines
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Flash Fiction/Poetry