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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The International Dublin Writers’ Festival

The International Dublin Writers’ Festival

SEPTEMBER 15—17, 2023
This conference will help you to improve your writing craft, self-publish successfully, and plan the marketing necessary for any author to achieve success, whether traditionally published or self-published.
Faculty (previous): Christina M. Abt, Lauren Arrington, June Considine, Diarmuid Fitzgerald, Gerald M. Kilby, Dr. Nita Mishra, Alison Morton, Laurence O'Bryan, David Pearson, Heather Richardson, Tanja Slijepčević
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Contact: @email
The Port Townsend Writers Conference

The Port Townsend Writers Conference

JULY 16—22, 2023
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, Quenton Baker, Elizabeth Colen, Alice Derry, ​Melissa Febos, CMarie Fuhrman, Tess Gallagher, Jennifer Givhan, Derrick Harriell, Arna Bontemps Hemenway, Brandon Hobson, Ravi Howard, Sasha LaPointe, ​Sam Ligon, Sebastian Matthews, Rena Priest, Laura Read, Anastacia Reneé, Shawn Vestal, Kristen Millares Young
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Contact: Jordan Hartt @email
Tin House Workshops

Tin House Summer & Winter Workshops

JULY 8—16, 2023, 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): Kristen Arnett, Gabrielle Bates, Elaine Castillo, Vanessa Chan, Sonali Chanchani, Cyrus Dunham, Jaquira Díaz, Melissa Febos, Megan Fernandes, Kelli Jo Ford, Hafizah Geter, Manuel Gonzales, Raquel Gutiérrez, Raquel Gutiérrez, Serene Hakim, Jamil Jan Kochai, E.J. Koh, Talia Lakshmi Kolluri, Sasha LaPointe, Alex Marzano-Lesnevich, Dantiel W. Moniz, A.E. Osworth, Nadia Owusu, Deesha Philyaw, Khadijah Queen, Matthew Salesses, Solmaz Sharif, Jake Skeets, Meredith Talusan, Morgan Thomas, Morgan Thomas, Jeanne Thornton, Paul Tran, Paul Tran, Alejandro Varela, Vanessa Angélica Villarreal, Dawnie Walton, Laura Warrell, Kent D. Wolf
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction
Contact: @email
Tinker Mountain Writers - Hollins University

Tinker Mountain Writers

JUNE 11—15, 2023
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: Rachel Beanland, Amanda Cockrell, Dorothy Hassan, Fred Leebron, Rebecca Lindenberg, James McKean, Dan Mueller, The Middle Place, Laura Ruby
Genres Offered: Fiction, Poetry, Memoir
Contact: @email