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Daily Archives: July 26, 2009

Upcoming Conferences and Workshops

Alaska

Wrangell Mountains Writing Workshop – Aug 12 – 18

Alaska Writers Guild Workshop – Aug 22, 23

 

Arizona

Wrangling with Writing – Sept 26 – 27

Casa Libre en la Solana – Year Round

 

California

Fisherman’s Wharf Writers Conference – Oct 21 -25

Squaw Valley Community of Writers – Aug 1 -8

Mendocino Coast Writers Conference – Jul 30 – Aug 2

Santa Barbara Summer Poetry Workshop – Aug 1 -3

Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Conference – Aug 13 -16

The Pacific Coast Children’s Writers Workshop – Aug 21 -23

Women Writing the West Annual Conference – Sept 11-13

Southern California Writers Conference – L.A. – Sept 25 -27

Central Coast Writers’ Conference – Oct 2,3

Central Coast Book & Author Festival – Oct 4

Litquake – Oct 9-17

Jack London Writers Conference – Oct 10,11

Tomales Bay Writers’ Workshop – Oct 21 =25

 

Connecticut

Sunken Garden Poetry Festival – Jun 10 – Aug 5

 

Washington D.C.

The Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival – Oct 18-28

 

Florida

The Anhinga Writers’ Studio Summer Workshops Jul 29 – Aug 1

Atlantic Center for the Arts – Year Round

The Studios of Key West – Year Round

 

Georgia

National Black Arts Festival – Jul 29-Aug 2

Scribblers’ Retreat Writers’ Conference Aug 13 -16

Southern Women Writers Conference – Sept 244-26

Chattahoochee Valley Writers’ Conference – Sept 25, 26

Georgia Literary Festival – Oct 16 -18

 

Hawaii

Hawaii Writers Conference & Retreat – Aug 28 – Sept 3, Sept 4 -7

 

Idaho

Sun Valley Writers Conference – Aug 21 -24

 

Illinois

Noethwestern University Summer Writer’s Conference – Aug 12 -14

Writers in the Heartland – Sept – Oct

The Ragdale Foundation – Year Round

Writer’s Studio – Year Round

 

Kansas

The Great Manhattan Mystery Conclave – Oct 30 – Nov 1

 

Kentucky

Writers Retreat Workshop – Aug 21 -30

Kentucky Women Writers Conference – Sept 10 -12

Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning – Year Round

 

Maine

The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies – Sept – Dec

MWPA Fall Writing Retreat – Sept 11 -13

 

Maryland

Baltimore Book Festival – Sept 25 -27

F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference – Oct 17

The Writer’s Center – Year Round

 

Massachusetts

Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference – Aug 14 -17, Sept 18-21, Oct 23-26

Cape Cod Writers’ Center- Annual Summer Writers’ Conference & Young Writers Workshop – Aug 15-22

Patchwork Farm Retreat – Stump Sprouts – Oct 1-4

Massachusetts Poetry Festival – Oct 15-18

Amherst Writers & Artists – Year Round

 

Michigan

Ludington Writers Conference – Sept 17-19

Springfed Arts – Writers’ Retreat – Oct 8-11

The Box Factory for the Arts – Year Round

 

Minnesota

The Loft Literary Center – Year Round

 

Mississippi

Mississippi Writers Guild Conference – Aug 14,15

 

Missouri

Flathead River Writers Conference – Oct 1-5

Greater  St. Louis Chapter Sisters in Crime – Sept 25, 26

 

Montana
Montana Festival of the Book – Oct 22-24

 

Nebraska

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residencies – Year Round

 

New Hampshire

Star Island Retreat – Aug 31 – Sept 4

 

New Jersey

The Poetry Center – Year Round

 

New Mexico

Taos Writing Retreat for Health Professional 0 Aug 2-8

A Room Of Her Own Foundation – Aug 10-16

 

New York

Millay colony for the Arts – Apr – Dec

The Edward F. Albee Foundation – May – Oct

Vassar College & New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Apprentice Training Program – Jun 19 – Aug 2

Fort Green Park Summer Literary Festival – Jul 11- Aug 15 (workshops) Aug 22 (festival)

Southampton Screenwriting Conference – Jul 29- Aug 2

Southampton Playwriting Conference – Jul 8 – Aug 2

Brooklyn Book Festival – Sept 13

Writing By Degrees – Sept 24-26

&Now Festival of Innovative Writing & the Literary Arts – Oct 14-17

The Downtown Writer’s Center – Year Round

Gotham Writers’ Workshop – Year Round

 

North Carolina

Carolina Mountains Literary Festival – Sept 11,12

The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville – Year Round

 

Oregon

The Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency – Apr – Oct

Willamette Writers Conference – Aug 7-9

Wordstock – Oct 8-11

Fishtrap, Inc. – Year Round

 

Pennsylvania

Stillwater Poetry and Music Festival – Sept 12

Founders Workshops – Year Round

 

 

Rhode Island

Star Island Writing Retreat – Aug 31 – Sept 4

 

South Dakota

John R. Milton Writers’ Conference – Oct 29-31

 

Tennessee

Writing the Breakout Novel with Donald Maass – Sept 21 -27

Gemini Ink – Year Round

SMU Continuing Studies Creative Writing Program – Year Round

 

Vermont

Postgraduate Writers’ Conference – Aug 11 -17

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference – Aug 12 -23

Burlington Book Festival – Sept 24-27

Brattleboro Literary Festival – Oct 2 -4

Great Rivers Arts Institute – Literary Arts Programs – Year Round

 

Virginia

Fall for the Book – Sept 21-26

James River Writers – Oct 9-10

Emory & Henry College Literary Festival – Oct 29,30

The Porches Writing Retreat – Year Round

 

Washington

PNWA Summer Writers Conference – Jul 30 – Aug 2

Orca Island Writers Festival – Sept 17-20

Write on the Sound – Oct 2 -4

 

West Virginia

West Virginia Book Festival – Oct 10,11

 

Wisconsin

Spring Green Literary Festival – Sept 11,12

 
 

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What’s Happening in July

Francesca Hawley’s book Protect and Defend is now also available in print from Elora’s Cave/Jasmine Jade Enterprises.  The buy page is http://jasminejade.com/p-7481-protect-and-defend.aspx.

Carla Cassidy has a new release this month – Pregnsia.  You can find it at your favorite bookstore.

Lois Greiman is part of an anthology that came out in June  – Faeries Gone Wild – at your favorite bookstore.

Watch for new author updates  and interviews coming soon.

August –

Richard Jay Parker, Lori Wilde, and Kylie Brant

And as always, if you want more writing related articles, check out Cheryl’s www.learntowritefiction.com 

Keep writing and of course keep reading.

Virginia

 
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