Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
August 2017
Himalayan Writing Week Sangla
Aug 20 - 27, 2017 in India
Killer Nashville International Writers' Conference
Aug 24 - 27, 2017 in Franklin TN
Hollihock Writers Conference
Aug 25 - 27, 2017 in New Bedford MA
Himalayan Writing Retreat Sojha
Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2017 in India
September 2017
San Francisco Writing for Change Conference
Sep 9 2017 in San Francisco CA

San Francisco Writing for Change Conference in writing
2017 San Francisco Writing for Change (Sept. 9th) features STEPHEN DINAN. 2018 San Francisco Writers Conference (Feb 15-18) features DANA GIOIA, California Poet Laureate/former NEA Chairman.
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Algonkian Writer Retreat and Novel Workshop
Sep 13 - 17, 2017 in Sterling VA

Algonkian Writer Retreat and Novel Workshop in writing
First novel published? No? Join the top .001 and become a true brass-ring author. Straight talk, commercial contracts, no amateur feeback.
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New York Pitch Conference
Sep 21 - 24, 2017 in New York NY

New York Pitch Conference in writing
First novel published? No? Join the top .001 and become a true brass-ring author. Straight talk, commercial contracts, no amateur feeback.
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A Weekend For Words
Sep 22 - 24, 2017 in Irvine CA

A Weekend For Words in writing
Believing that craft matters, SCWC has facilitated well over $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals. LA/Irvine, CA, Sep. 22-24, 2017
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Flathead River Writers Conference
Sep 23 - 24, 2017 in MT

Flathead River Writers Conference in writing
Presenter expertise: Suspense, Western, Middle-grade & Young adult sci-fi & fantasy, Romantic comedy, Social media, Crowdfunding 101, Children’s writing trends, Writing craft, Agents. Near Glacier Park, MT Sep 23-24.
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Writer's Retreats in Rural France
Sep 4 - 9, 2017 in France
Creatures, Crimes & Creativity
Sep 8 - 10, 2017 in Columbia MD
TLC Writer's Workshop
Sep 9 2017 in Lummi Island WA
UCLA Extension Writing Retreat at Lake Arrowhead
Sep 10 - 15, 2017 in Lake Arrowhead CA
Haiku North America Conference
Sep 13 - 17, 2017 in Santa Fe NM
Fiction Writing Weekend Workshop
Sep 15 - 17, 2017 in NY
Historical Writers of America Conference
Sep 21 - 24, 2017 in Bernalillo NM
Big Sur on Cape Cod
Sep 22 - 24, 2017 in ME
Connecticut Writing Workshop
Sep 23 2017 in Hartford CT
2nd Annual Broadleaf Writers Conference
Sep 23 - 24, 2017 in GA
Writeaway in France
Sep 23 - 30, 2017 in France
Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
Sep 25 - 26, 2017 in New York NY
Writer's Retreats in Rural France
Sep 25 - 30, 2017 in France
Writer Travel - Santa Fe
Sep 26 - Oct 1, 2017 in NM
Maranatha Christian Writers' Conference
Sep 28 - 30, 2017 in Norton Shores MI
October 2017
Writing As a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change
Oct 4 - 10, 2017 in Bolinas CA

Writing As a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change in writing
A week living & writing with a supportive community at a gorgeous retreat center, using writing practice as a tool for growth, healing, transformation.
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Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
Oct 6 - 8, 2017 in Edmonds WA

Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference in writing
Located on Puget Sound, this affordable and small conference (limit 275 attendees) focuses on the craft of writing, plus information on publishing, marketing and specialty topics.
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Picture Book Summit
Oct 7 2017 in -

Picture Book Summit in writing
Experience a dream lineup of picture book stars -- all without leaving the comfort of your home! World class speakers, world class workshops, world class submission opportunities and world class FUN.
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James Bonnet's Storymaking Workshops in France and California
Oct 7 - 13, 2017 in France

James Bonnet's Storymaking Workshops in France and California in writing
7 Day Storymaking Retreats in CA and France for Novelists and Screenwriters with James Bonnet. Santa Monica, CA - Sep 10-16. Nans sous Ste Anne, France - Oct 7-13 (THIS SESSION IS FULL) and OCT 21-27
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Wake Up and Write Writer's Retreat Workshop
Oct 16 - 23, 2017 in Haverford PA

Wake Up and Write Writer's Retreat Workshop in writing
Join STORY GENIUS author Lisa Cron for a curriculum tailored to bring the best out of you and your work-in-progress. Oct 16-23, 2017 Haverford, PA.
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Write, Travel, Transform: Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of Peru
Oct 17 - 31, 2017 in Peru

Write, Travel, Transform: Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of Peru in writing
Join 7-time author Laura Davis for a transformative 15 day writing and yoga retreat to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of Peru.
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Autumn Writing Getaway
Oct 28 2017 in Galloway NJ

Autumn Writing Getaway in writing
Escape the distractions of your busy life. Supportive workshops will energize and inspire your writing. Take advantage: plentiful writing time, insightful feedback and good company.
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Imaginarium 2017
Oct 6 - 8, 2017 in Louisville KY
2017 Creative Retreat
Oct 6 - 8, 2017 in MO
Emerald City Writers' Conference
Oct 13 - 15, 2017 in Bellevue WA
Emerald City Writers' Conference
Oct 13 - 15, 2017 in Bellevue WA
James River Writers Annual Writers Conference
Oct 15 - 16, 2017 in Richmond VA
Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
Oct 16 - 17, 2017 in Dallas TX
Writing By Writers Tomales Bay Workshop
Oct 18 - 22, 2017 in Marshall CA
TLC Women's Writing Retreat
Oct 20 - 22, 2017 in Lummi Island WA
The Write Beach Retreat
Oct 25 - 29, 2017 in FL
ShowMe Writers Masterclass
Oct 28 - 29, 2017 in Columbia MO
November 2017
Monterey Writer Retreat
Nov 1 2017 in Pacific Grove CA

Monterey Writer Retreat in writing
First novel published? No? Join the top .001 and become a true brass-ring author. Straight talk, commercial contracts, no amateur feeback.
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Twelfth Annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference
Nov 2 - 5, 2017 in Fort Myers FL

Twelfth Annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference in writing
Four-day conference for writers of all levels, features workshops, panels, and consultations with our faculty of celebrated authors and teachers. Sanibel, FL, Nov 2-5, 2017
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New Worlds, New Voices SFF Novel Workshop
Nov 8 - 12, 2017 in Morro Bay CA

New Worlds, New Voices SFF Novel Workshop in writing
First novel published? No? Join the top .001 and become a true brass-ring author. Straight talk, commercial contracts, no amateur feeback.
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Sag Harbor Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference
Nov 2 - 5, 2017 in Sag Harbor NY
RLV Writers Workshop with Adrian Matejka
Nov 4 - 11, 2017 in Oracle AZ
Writing By Writers Manuscript Boot Camp
Nov 10 - 13, 2017 in CA
Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
Nov 16 - 17, 2017 in Kansas City MO
December 2017
Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
Dec 11 - 12, 2017 in Miami FL
January 2018
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Jan 12 - 15, 2018 in Galloway NJ

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway in writing
Escape the distractions of your busy life. Supportive workshops will energize and inspire your writing. Take advantage: plentiful writing time, insightful feedback and good company.
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Content Creation Camp
Jan 3 - 7, 2018 in FL
February 2018
2018 San Francisco Writers Conference
Feb 15 - 18, 2018 in San Francisco CA

2018 San Francisco Writers Conference in writing
2017 San Francisco Writing for Change (Sept. 9th) features STEPHEN DINAN. 2018 San Francisco Writers Conference (Feb 15-18) features DANA GIOIA, California Poet Laureate/former NEA Chairman.
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The Asheville Christian Writers Conference
Feb 16 - 18, 2018 in Asheville NC

The Asheville Christian Writers Conference in writing
3-day Smoky Mountain retreat conference features small editor/agent/publisher classes & discussion groups, intense writing workshops taught by award-winning authors. Feb 16-18, 2018 Asheville, NC.
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Southern California Writers' Conference San Diego 32
Feb 16 - 18, 2018 in North San Diego CA

Southern California Writers' Conference San Diego 32 in writing
Believing that craft matters, SCWC has facilitated well over $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals. LA/Irvine, CA, Sep. 22-24, 2017
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San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival
Feb 14 - 18, 2018 in Guanajuato, Mexico
March 2018
Write Stuff Writers Conference
Mar 22 - 24, 2018 in Bethlehem PA
April 2018
2018 Las Vegas Writer's Conference
Apr 19 - 21, 2018 in Las Vegas NV

2018 Las Vegas Writer's Conference in writing
Las Vegas Writer's Conference has sessions and workshops for all levels of writers from beginners to ready to publish whether traditional or self publishing Apr 19-21, 2018.
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Chanticleer Authors Conference 2018
Apr 20 - 22, 2018 in Canada
The Belize Writers' Conference
Apr 23 - 28, 2018 in Belize
May 2018
Readers and Writers at Sea
May 6 - 20, 2018 in Barcelona-Spain
Visual Mindscape Screenwriting in
May 14 - 21, 2018 in Ireland
Women's Writing Retreat
May 26 - Jun 1, 2018 in Greece
June 2018
Bali: Write, Travel, Transform on the Back Roads of Bali
Jun 29 - Jul 13, 2018 in Indonesia

Bali: Write, Travel, Transform on the Back Roads of Bali in writing
Come to Bali with 7-time Author Laura Davis for a transformative journey filled with adventure, writing, & community. These 15 days will change your life.
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Women's Writing Retreat
Jun 9 - 15, 2018 in Greece
7th Annual West of the Moon Writer’s Retreat
Jun 10 - 15, 2018 in New Harmony IN
Memoir Writing Workshop
Jun 18 - 23, 2018 in Shadyside, Pittsburgh PA
Fiction Writing Workshop
Jun 25 - 30, 2018 in Shadyside, Pittsburgh PA
August 2018
Taos Writing House with Judyth Hill
Aug 12 - 17, 2018 in NM
September 2018
Unicorn Writers' Conference
Sep 15 2018 in Purchase NY