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: 11/16/2019
Format: 11/16/2019
Other Words: A Conference of Writers, Literary Magazines, and Independent Publishers

Other Words: A Conference of Writers, Literary Magazines, and Independent Publishers

OCTOBER 24—26, 2019
TAMPA, FL
Our goal is to bring together writers, editors, agents, publishers, book sellers, grant administrators, directors of writers’ colonies and retreats, and other interested folk in one place. We’ll be talking about the how-to of the literary arts: how to write it, make it, sell it, fund it, and nurture it.
Faculty: Kristen Arnett, Mary Biddinger
Genres Offered: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Children's Literature
Contact: James M. Wilson, President: jim@floridarts.org
Ottowa International Writers Festival

Ottowa International Writers Festival

APRIL 30—MAY 5, 2020
OTTOWA, CANADA
The imagination is our most valuable renewable resource. So twice a year we convene an international celebration of ideas to recharge our imaginations. From politics to poetry, science to music, history to thrillers, we celebrate the full diversity of the word and the gifted writers who guide us in our exploration of the world.
Faculty (previous): Amitav Ghosh, Justin Trudeau, Matthew Zapruder
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Ozark Creative Writers Conference

Ozark Creative Writers Conference

OCTOBER 8—10, 2020
EUREKA SPRINGS, AR
Workshops by published authors, editors, and agents; Publishers Row, independent publishers available to hear about your next project; writing contests available to all participants; something for everyone from the widely published professional to the aspiring writer!
Faculty (previous): Amy Brewer, Jon Chandler, Sharon Kizziah-Holmes, Marcia Preston, Jodi Thomas
Genres Offered: Fiction, Nonfiction