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Upcoming Conferences and Workshops

20 Aug

Alaska

 

Arizona

Wrangling with Writing – Sept 26 – 27

Casa Libre en la Solana – Year Round

 

California

Fisherman’s Wharf Writers Conference – Oct 21 -25

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

The Creativity Workshop – Carmel – Nov 6-9

 

Connecticut

 

Washington D.C.

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

 

Florida

Atlantic Center for the Arts – Year Round

The Studios of Key West – Year Round

Sanabel Island Writers Conference – Nov 5-8

Other Words – Nov 6-8

Miami Book Fail International – Nov 8-15

 

 

Georgia

Southern Women Writers Conference – Sept 24-26

Chattahoochee Valley Writers’ Conference – Sept 25, 26

Georgia Literary Festival – Oct 16 -18

Dahlonega Literary Festival & Writer’s Conference – Nov 7-8

 

Hawaii

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

 

Idaho

Sun Valley Writers Conference – Aug 21 -24

 

Illinois

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

 Louisiana

Fall in Love with Romance Readers Luncheon 2009 – www.heartla.com – Oct 3

Maine

The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies – Sept – Dec

MWPA Fall Writing Retreat – Sept 11 -13

Main Literary Festival – Nov 6-8

 

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

New England Crime Bake – Nov 13-15

Somerville News Writers Festival – Nov 14

 Michigan

Ludington Writers Conference – Sept 17-19

Springfed Arts – Writers’ Retreat – Oct 8-11

The Box Factory for the Arts – Year Round

Springfed Arts – Lamb’s Retreat for Songwriters – Nov 5-8, 12-15

 

Minnesota

The Loft Literary Center – Year Round

Fall Harves Workshop – Midwest Fiction Writers – Crowne Plaza Hotel, Bloomington – www.midwestfiction.com – Sept 26

Mississippi

 Missouri

Flathead River Writers Conference – Oct 1-5

 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

NJRW Put Your Heart in a Book Conference – www.NJRomanceWriters.org – Oct 23-24

 

New Mexico

 

New York

Millay colony for the Arts – Apr – Dec

The Edward F. Albee Foundation – May – Oct

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

STARt Your Engines: Rev Up Your Writing Career – Owego Treadway Inn – www.starrwa.org – Sept 12

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

Writer’s Seminar in New York – Nov 18-21

 

 

North Carolina

Carolina Mountains Literary Festival – Sept 11,12

The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville – Year Round

Fearless Writing Retreat – Lake Logan – Nov 9-15

 Ohio

Readers and Writers Holiday – Columbus – www.cofw.org– Sept 18-19

Novelist’s Boot Camp – www.ovrwa.com – Nov 14

Oregon

The Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency – Apr – Oct

Wordstock – Oct 8-11

Fishtrap, Inc. – Year Round

The Nature of Words – Nov 4-8

 

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

Texas

NTRWA Writers Roundup – www.ntrwa.org – Nov 6-7

 Utah

Heart of the West – Romance in the Mountains – www.utahrwa.com/HOWConference – Oct 9-10

Vermont

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

Orca Island Writers Festival – Sept 17-20

Write on the Sound – Oct 2 -4

 20th Anniversary Emerald city Writers Conference – www.gsrwa.org – Oct 9-11

West Virginia

West Virginia Book Festival – Oct 10,11

 

Wisconsin

Spring Green Literary Festival – Sept 11,12

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