Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
March 2017
Algonkian Writer Retreat and Novel Workshop
Mar 21 - 26, 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 BS or amateurs.
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Pele's Fire: Write to the Core
Mar 21 - 27, 2017 in HI
Mountain Valley Writers Conference
Mar 23 - 24, 2017 in Guntersville AL
Write Stuff Writers Conference
Mar 23 - 25, 2017 in Allentown PA
California Dreamin' Conference for Writers
Mar 24 - 26, 2017 in Brea CA
Unicorn Writers' Conference
Mar 25 2017 in Purchase NY
Himalayan Writing Retreat
Mar 30 - Apr 2, 2017 in India
Chanticleer Authors Conference 2017 and 3-day Book Fair
Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017 in Bellingham WA
Writing By Writers Boulder Generative Workshop
Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017 in Boulder CO
April 2017
Writing in the Pines
Apr 8 2017 in Galloway NJ

Writing in the Pines 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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New Worlds, New Voices SFF Novel Workshop
Apr 12 - 16, 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 BS or amateurs.
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2017 Las Vegas Writer's Conference
Apr 20 - 22, 2017 in Las Vegas NV

2017 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 20-22 2017
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Kalani TV Writing Retreat
Apr 1 - 8, 2017 in Pahoa HI
Okanagan Valley Writers' Festival
Apr 7 - 9, 2017 in Penticton, BC Canada
Himalayan Writing Week Kumaon
Apr 9 - 16, 2017 in India
Fiction with Jonathan Levi
Apr 16 - 22, 2017 in Italy
Business Writers Conference
Apr 19 - 21, 2017 in Birmingham AL
Writeaway by the River Workshop
Apr 21 - 23, 2017 in NC
The Get Published Workshop
Apr 22 2017 in Marietta GA
Spring Big Apple
Apr 22 2017 in New York NY
Workshop by the River Retreat
Apr 23 - 30, 2017 in NC
2017 Edgar Symposium
Apr 26 2017 in NYC NY
Himalayan Blogging & Podcasting Retreat
Apr 27 - 30, 2017 in India
2017 Arkansas Literary Festival
Apr 27 - 30, 2017 in Little Rock AR
Writing Success
Apr 29 2017 in Stoneboro PA
May 2017
Writers Retreat Workshop
May 6 - 13, 2017 in San Antonio TX

Writers Retreat Workshop in writing
Lisa Cron, Daniel Palmer, Reavis Wortham, Les Edgerton, agents, editors and more. For 30 years your passion for writing has been our focus. May 6-13, 2017 San Antonio TX
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PENCON 2017
May 4 - 6, 2017 in Atlanta GA
ASJA Writers Conference
May 5 - 6, 2017 in New York NY
Northwest Christian Writers Renewal
May 5 - 6, 2017 in WA
2017 Writers Retreat with Lynne Golodner
May 5 - 7, 2017 in Mackinaw City MI
DFW Writers Conference
May 6 - 7, 2017 in Dallas TX
Write, Travel, Transform
May 6 - 23, 2017 in Greece
Fiction with Jonathan Levi
May 7 - 13, 2017 in Italy
2017 Seaside Writers Conference
May 14 - 21, 2017 in FL
Writing By Writers Methow Valley Workshop
May 17 - 21, 2017 in Winthrop WA
Northwest Georgia Writers Conference
May 19 - 20, 2017 in GA
8-day Writing Retreat
May 21 - 28, 2017 in Greece
Elizabeth George: Process and the Novel
May 22 - 31, 2017 in Italy
Connecting Writers with Hollywood
May 25 - 27, 2017 in Spokane WA
Balticon 51
May 26 - 29, 2017 in Baltimore MD
8-day Writing Retreat
May 30 - Jun 6, 2017 in Greece
North Words Writers Symposium
May 31 - Jun 3, 2017 in AK
June 2017
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Jun 5 - Jul 14, 2017 in Manchester NH

Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop in writing
Six-week summer workshop for serious writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Prestigious faculty of award-winning authors. 6/5/2017-7/14/2017 Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH.
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Colgate Writers’ Conference
Jun 11 - 17, 2017 in Hamilton NY

Colgate Writers’ Conference in writing
Daily workshops of ten or fewer participants, personal consultations, craft talks, panel discussions, readings, and informal conversations. Jun 11-17, 2017
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Writing As a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change
Jun 17 - 23, 2017 in Taos NM

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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Jackson Hole Writers Conference
Jun 22 - 24, 2017 in Jackson WY

Jackson Hole Writers Conference in writing
Don't miss the 26th conference! Delve into the art and craft of writing. Critiques, workshops in stunning Jackson Hole, WY, Jun 22-24, 2017.
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Shore Thing Writing Getaway
Jun 24 2017 in Atlantic City NJ

Shore Thing 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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Stories of Your Days: Learn to Write Your Memoirs
Jun 2 - 4, 2017 in Ligonier PA
Fiction II Workshop – Intermediate
Jun 2 - 4, 2017 in CA
Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 3 - 13, 2017 in CT
The Emotional Craft of Fiction
Jun 10 2017 in Portland OR
Get Published Conference
Jun 10 2017 in Bozeman MT
California Crime Writers Conference 2017
Jun 10 - 11, 2017 in Culver City CA
Willow Creek Ranch Writing Workshop
Jun 12 - 18, 2017 in WY
Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 15 - 18, 2017 in CT
Deadly Ink Mystery Conference
Jun 16 - 18, 2017 in Rockaway
Gateway to Publishing Conference and Convention
Jun 16 - 18, 2017 in St. Louis MO
Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
Jun 19 - 25, 2017 in MN
St. Davids Christian Writers' Conference
Jun 21 - 25, 2017 in Grove City PA
Kentucky Christian Writers Conference
Jun 22 - 24, 2017 in Elizabethtown KY
SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference
Jun 22 - 24, 2017 in La Mirada CA
Fiction Intensive: Make it Memorable
Jun 25 - Jul 8, 2017 in Idyllwild, CA
Writing Retreat
Jun 30 - Jul 2, 2017 in Orkney Springs VA
July 2017
Get Away to Write - Spain
Jul 11 - 18, 2017 in Tavertet, Barcelona, Spain

Get Away to Write - Spain 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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Willow Creek Ranch Writing Workshop
Jul 2 - 8, 2017 in WY
Fiction Intensive: Make it Memorable
Jul 9 - 22, 2017 in Idyllwild, CA
Turning Memory into Story
Jul 13 - 16, 2017 in Las Vegas NM
Novel Workshop
Jul 19 - 25, 2017 in OH
Fiction I Workshop – For new writers
Jul 21 - 23, 2017 in CA
Fiction Intensive: Make it Memorable
Jul 23 - Aug 5, 2017 in Idyllwild, CA
Writing the Wild
Jul 27 - 31, 2017 in ME
August 2017
Live Free and Write
Aug 13 - 18, 2017 in Sunapee NH

Live Free and Write 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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Confluence-SFF
Aug 4 - 6, 2017 in Coraopolis PA
Catamaran Writing Conference
Aug 6 - 10, 2017 in Pebble Beach CA
Writer's Retreats in Rural France
Aug 14 - 19, 2017 in France
Cut Through the Clutter
Aug 17 - 18, 2017 in Washington DC
Writer's Digest Annual Conference
Aug 18 - 20, 2017 in NYC NY
Himalayan Writing Week Sangla
Aug 20 - 27, 2017 in India
Killer Nashville International Writers' Conference
Aug 24 - 27, 2017 in Franklin TN
Himalayan Writing Retreat Sojha
Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2017 in India
September 2017
Shore Thing Writing Getaway
Sep 9 2017 in Atlantic City NJ

Shore Thing 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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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. San Diego, CA, Feb. 17-20, 2017
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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
Haiku North America Conference
Sep 13 - 17, 2017 in Santa Fe NM
Historical Writers of America Conference
Sep 21 - 24, 2017 in Bernalillo NM
Big Sur on Cape Cod
Sep 22 - 24, 2017 in ME
2nd Annual Broadleaf Writers Conference
Sep 23 - 24, 2017 in GA
Writeaway in France
Sep 23 - 30, 2017 in France
Writer's Retreats in Rural France
Sep 25 - 30, 2017 in France
Writer Travel - Santa Fe
Sep 26 - Oct 1, 2017 in NM
October 2017
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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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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James River Writers Annual Writers Conference
Oct 15 - 16, 2017 in Richmond VA
3-day Writing Retreat
Oct 24 - 26, 2017 in CA
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