Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
April 2017
Workshop by the River Retreat
Apr 23 - 30, 2017 in NC
Himalayan Blogging & Podcasting Retreat
Apr 27 - 30, 2017 in India
2017 Arkansas Literary Festival
Apr 27 - 30, 2017 in Little Rock AR
Writing By Writers Manuscript Boot Camp
Apr 28 - May 1, 2017 in CA
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
12th Annual Gold Rush Writers Conference
May 5 - 7, 2017 in Mokelumne Hill CA
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
Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
May 18 - 19, 2017 in Chicago IL
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
The Personal is Always Political with Melissa Febos
May 26 - 30, 2017 in Austerlitz NY
8-day Writing Retreat
May 30 - Jun 6, 2017 in Greece
North Words Writers Symposium
May 31 - Jun 3, 2017 in AK
June 2017
Algonkian Writer Retreat and Novel Workshop
Jun 14 - 18, 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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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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New York Pitch Conference
Jun 22 - 25, 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 BS or amateurs.
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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
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Jun 5 - Jul 14, 2017 in Manchester NH
Get Published Conference
Jun 10 2017 in Bozeman MT
The Emotional Craft of Fiction
Jun 10 2017 in Portland OR
California Crime Writers Conference 2017
Jun 10 - 11, 2017 in Culver City CA
Colgate Writers’ Conference
Jun 11 - 17, 2017 in Hamilton NY
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
The 31st Annual Iowa Summer Writing Festival
Jun 18 - 23, 2017 in Iowa City IA
Santa Barbara Writers Conference
Jun 18 - 23, 2017 in Santa Barbara CA
Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
Jun 19 - 20, 2017 in Boston MA
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
The 31st Annual Iowa Summer Writing Festival
Jun 25 - 30, 2017 in Iowa City IA
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
The 31st Annual Iowa Summer Writing Festival
Jul 9 - 14, 2017 in Iowa City IA
Fiction Intensive: Make it Memorable
Jul 9 - 22, 2017 in Idyllwild, CA
Turning Memory into Story
Jul 13 - 16, 2017 in Las Vegas NM
Artist Mission for Writers
Jul 15 - 22, 2017 in Costa Rica
The 31st Annual Iowa Summer Writing Festival
Jul 16 - 21, 2017 in Iowa City IA
Writing the Rockies Conference
Jul 19 - 23, 2017 in Gunnison CO
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
Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
Jul 27 - 28, 2017 in Portland OR
Writing the Wild
Jul 27 - 31, 2017 in ME
Master Class Retreat Week with Carole Maso
Jul 29 - Aug 5, 2017 in Austerlitz NY
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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Mendocino Coast Writers Conference
Aug 3 - 5, 2017 in Mendocino CA
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
Summer Oregon Christian Writers Conferences
Aug 15 - 18, 2017 in Portland OR
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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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
Haiku North America Conference
Sep 13 - 17, 2017 in Santa Fe NM
Historical Writers of America Conference
Sep 21 - 24, 2017 in Bernalillo NM
A Weekend For Words
Sep 22 - 24, 2017 in Irvine CA
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
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
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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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
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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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Emerald City Writers' Conference
Oct 13 - 15, 2017 in Bellevue WA
Visual Mindscape Screenwriting in
Oct 14 - 21, 2017 in Ireland
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
3-day Writing Retreat
Oct 24 - 26, 2017 in CA
The Write Beach Retreat
Oct 25 - 29, 2017 in FL
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 BS or amateurs.
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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 BS or amateurs.
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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