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.


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Napa Valley Writers’ Conference

Napa Valley Writers’ Conference

AUGUST 1—6, 2021
ST. HELENA, CA
Since 1981, the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference has provided literary fellowship and a craft-focused experience among the foothills and vineyards that have made this region famous.
Faculty: Charles Baxter, Lan Samantha Chang, Victoria Chang, Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, ZZ Packer, Joan Silber, Brian Teare, Matthew Zapruder
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Translation
Contact: @email
Nebraska Writers Guild Annual Writers’ Conference

Nebraska Writers Guild Annual Conference

APRIL 22—24, 2021
OMAHA, NE (ONLINE)
Nebraska Writers Guild’s Annual Conference includes a writing retreat, breakout classes, socializing with fellow writerws, and a Saturday keynote.
Faculty: Brett Brockman, Danyelle Ferguson, Andrew Hahn, Janeen Ippolito, Elana Johnson, Bonnie L. Lacy, Brandy Prettyman, Howard Tayler
Genres Offered: Fiction, Nonfiction
Contact: Wayne Anson: @email Brook Brouillette: @email
New York Pitch Conference

New York Pitch Conference

MARCH 18—21, 2021
NEW YORK, NY (ONLINE)
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: Susan Breen, Paula Munier, Michael Neff
Genres Offered: Fiction, Upmarket, Crime, Chick Lit, Nonfiction, Young Adult
Contact: @email
Nonfiction Writers Conference

Nonfiction Writers Conference

MAY 5—7, 2021
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
Contact: @email
Northern Colorado Writers Conference

Northern Colorado Writers Conference

APRIL 24—MAY 2, 2021
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: Jayne Allen, Evan Balkan, Austin Grant Bennett, Grant Blackwood, Jason Brick, Andrew Buckley, Trai Cartwright, Michelle Dotter, Kat Falls, Lija Fisher, Kerrie Flanagan, Teresa Funke, Lisa Hawker, Angie Hodapp, Steven James, Traci L. Jones, Rebecca Langley, Rod Martinez, Bob Mayer, Mandy Miller, Linda Osmundson, Kristin Owens, Veronica Patterson, Cynthia Swanson, Tanaya Winder
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, Screenwriting
Contact: @email