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The Port Townsend Writers Conference

The Port Townsend Writers Conference

JULY 19—24, 2021
The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference has been since 1974 at the wild heart of the thriving Pacific Northwest literary scene. With a focus on community and rigorous attention to craft, the conference offers morning workshops, afternoon workshops, residencies, guided freewrites, and a vibrant readings and lectures series presented by vital, contemporary writers.
Faculty: Kim Addonizio, Jenny Boully, Rebecca Brown, CMarie Fuhrman, Mikhail Iossel, Jourdan Imani Keith, Melissa Kwasny, Samuel Ligon, Gary Copeland Lilley, Robert Lopez, Claudia Castro Luna, Tiffany Midge, Lydia Millet, Bich Minh Nguyen, Jenny Offill, Paisley Rekdal, Shawn Vestal, Maya Jewell Zeller
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Contact: Jordan Hartt @email
Tin House Winter Workshops

Tin House Winter Workshops

JULY 11—17, 2021, FEBRUARY 21—24, 2020
These weekend workshops combine the rugged beauty of the Oregon Coast with a weekend immersed in all things literary. The program consists of morning workshops with no more than six writers per class, one-on-one meetings with faculty, afternoon craft discussions, and/or generative exercises. Evenings are reserved for conversations by the fire and coastal revelry.
Faculty (previous): Brit Bennett, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Ted Chiang, Camille T. Dungy, Lydia Kiesling, T Kira Madden, Courtney Maum, Wendy C. Ortiz, Paisley Rekdal, Namwali Serpell, Esmé Weijun Wang
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Contact: @email
Tinker Mountain Writers - Hollins University

Tinker Mountain Writers

JUNE 13—17, 2021
Since 2005, Tinker Mountain Writers has been nurturing and empowering a wide range of writers through workshops in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. We gather some of the best teachers of writing, who work alongside you to hone your craft and take your work to the next level.
Faculty (previous): Pinckney Benedict, Rachel Ekstrom, Trish Harnetiaux, Barbara Jones, Fred Leebron, Mesha Maren, Jim McKean, Thorpe Moeckel, Dan Mueller, M. Randall O’Wain
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Memoir
Contact: @email