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: 12/16/2019
Format: 12/16/2019
New England Crime Bake

New England Crime Bake

NOVEMBER 8—10, 2019
WOBURN, MA
Crime Bake is the premier conference for crime-fiction writers and readers in New England. Offering numerous opportunities to meet and network with agents, editors, and authors in a small, friendly environment, Crime Bake is a must-attend for mystery fans and writers.
Faculty: Ann Cleeves
Genres Offered: Fiction
New York Pitch Conference

New York Pitch Conference

MARCH 21—24, 2019
NEW YORK, NY
The New York Pitch Conference and writers’ workshop is held four times a year and features publishing house editors from major houses such as Penguin, Random House, St. Martins, HarperCollins, Tor and Del Rey, Kensington Books, and many more that are looking for new novels in a variety of genres, as well as narrative nonfiction.
Faculty: Ibrahim Ahmad, Laura Apperson, Janine Barlow, Corinna Barsan, Rebecca Brewer, Kat Brzozowski, Jackie Cantor, Jenny Chen, Tom Colgan
Genres Offered: Fiction, Upmarket, Crime, Chick Lit, Nonfiction, Young Adult
Nonfiction Writers Conference

Nonfiction Writers Conference

MAY 6—8, 2020
ONLINE
Since our inception in 2010, our goal has always been to take the traditional writers’ conference experience and deliver it online. And year after year, we have a high percentage of repeat attendees—many who weren’t initially sure they’d like the online format but ultimately discovered that they appreciated the convenience of attending from home and on their own terms, without the time and expense involved in traveling.
Faculty (previous): Judith Briles, Bailey Davis, Stacy Ennis, Katherine Miller Goldman, Tai Goodwin, Jeff Kleinman, Michael Port
Genres Offered: Nonfiction
North Coast Redwoods Writers’ Conference

North Coast Redwoods Writers’ Conference

SEPTEMBER 21—22, 2018
CRESCENT CITY, CA
This Writers’ Conference is located on the Del Norte Campus of the College of the Redwoods and is an opportunity for people here and in surrounding counties to learn from experts in writing and publishing for two intense days every September.
Faculty: Jennifer Brozek, Rob Carney, Melissa Hart, Peter Brown Hoffmeister, Carolyne Wright
Genres Offered: Jennifer Brozek, Rob Carney, Melissa Hart, Peter Brown Hoffmeister, Carolyne Wright
Contact: Dan Hernandez dan-hernandez@redwoods.edu
Northern Colorado Writers Conference

Northern Colorado Writers Conference

APRIL 30—MAY 2, 2020
FORT COLLINS, CO
As always, we’re bringing you a stellar faculty with expertise in craft, process, business, marketing and more. We’re also expanding our schedule by half a day to bring you 4-hour master classes in addition to two full days of sessions and workshops that will get your creative juices flowing.
Faculty: Evan Balkan, Jason Brick, Trai Cartwright, Marcia Cebulska, Rachel Craft, Jon Davis, Rea Frey, Teresa Funke, Sophie Hannah, LS Hawker, Steven James, Todd Mitchell, Margaret Mizushima, Sandra Murphy, Rachel Noall, Kristin Owens, Veronica Patterson, Thea Rademacher, Cindy Skaggs, Cynthia Swanson, M.M. Wittle
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Screenwriting