Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
August 2015
Mind and Body: Doing the Splits
Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2015 in Austerlitz NY
Writing Workshops with Philip Wooderson
Aug 29 - Sep 5, 2015 in Greece
September 2015
2015 San Francisco Writing for Change
Sep 12 2015 in San Francisco CA

2015 San Francisco Writing for Change in writing
Mark Your Calendars! 2015 San Francisco Writing for Change (Sep 12) and 2016 San Francisco Writers Conference (Feb 11-14) a Celebration of Craft, Commerce and Community
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Shore Thing Writing Getaway
Sep 12 2015 in Atlantic City NJ

Shore Thing Writing Getaway in writing
Down the block from Atlantic City's famous beach and boardwalk, this affordable workshop will energize and inspire you. Sep 12, 2015
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New York Pitch Conference
Sep 17 - 20, 2015 in New York NY

New York Pitch Conference in writing
First novel published or no? Join the top .001 who have an actual chance of becoming published commercial authors. Straight talk. Only professionals.
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The Florida Heritage Book Festival & Writers Conference
Sep 24 - 26, 2015 in St. Augustine FL

The Florida Heritage Book Festival & Writers Conference in writing
Join us for a celebration of writing and reading with noted authors in the nation's oldest city, Sep 24-26, 2015 St. Augustine, Florida.
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A Weekend For Words
Sep 25 - 27, 2015 in Irvine CA

A Weekend For Words in writing
Believing that craft matters, SCWC has facilitated some $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals. Irvine, CA, Sept. 25-27, 2015.
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Whose Story Is It Anyway?
Sep 5 - 12, 2015 in Ireland
Ireland Writer Tours
Sep 6 - 13, 2015 in Headford
Moondance International Film Festival
Sep 7 - 8, 2015 in Boulder CO
Montana Writing Retreats
Sep 9 - 13, 2015 in Whitefish MT
Environmental Writing Institute
Sep 9 - 13, 2015 in MT
Kentucky Women Writers Conference
Sep 11 - 12, 2015 in Lexington KS
James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz:
Sep 11 - 18, 2015 in NY
Light Your Fuse Creativity Retreat
Sep 12 2015 in Bethlehem PA
NEPA BlogCon
Sep 12 2015 in East Stroudsburg PA
Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
Sep 12 - 13, 2015 in CT
Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat
Sep 12 - 18, 2015 in France
Central Coast Writers’ Conference
Sep 18 - 20, 2015 in San Luis Obispo CA
Why I Don't Believe in Writers Block
Sep 19 2015 in Newton Upper Falls MA
Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
Sep 19 - 20, 2015 in NY
Italy, in Other Words
Sep 20 - 26, 2015 in Italy
Writing Getaway at Chateau du Pin
Sep 21 - 27, 2015 in France
Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat
Sep 21 - 27, 2015 in France
Montana Writing Retreats
Sep 23 - 27, 2015 in Whitefish MT
Ridgefield Writers Conference
Sep 25 - 26, 2015 in Ridgefield CT
Be a Better Freelancer - Take it to the 10th!
Sep 25 - 26, 2015 in Rochester NY
Creatures, Crimes & Creativity
Sep 25 - 27, 2015 in Hunt Valley MD
2015 RomCon® Reader Weekend
Sep 25 - 27, 2015 in Denver CO
SF:SE 2015
Sep 25 - 27, 2015 in FL
Writing Your Memoirs
Sep 26 2015 in Newton Upper Falls MA
2015 Flathead River Writers Conference
Sep 26 - 27, 2015 in Kalispell MT
Write in Camas
Sep 26 - 27, 2015 in Camas, WA
Chanticleer Authors Conference 2015
Sep 26 - 29, 2015 in Bellingham WA
TLC Writing Retreats Camas 2015
Sep 26 - 30, 2015 in Camas WA
Write in Camas
Sep 28 - 30, 2015 in Camas, WA
AMWA's 75th Annual Conference
Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2015 in San Antonio TX
October 2015
Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
Oct 2 - 4, 2015 in WA

Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference in writing
Located on Puget Sound, this affordable and intimate conference (limit 275) focuses on the craft of writing, plus information on marketing and specialty topics.
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West Coast Writer Retreats
Oct 7 - 25, 2015 in Langley WA, Monterey CA, and Santa Barbara CA

West Coast Writer Retreats in writing
First novel published or no? Join the top .001 who have an actual chance of becoming published commercial authors. Straight talk. Only professionals.
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St. Augustine Writers Conference
Oct 1 - 6, 2015 in FL
State Writing Conference & Convention
Oct 2 - 4, 2015 in Topeka KS
Write Your Memoir Retreat 2015
Oct 2 - 4, 2015 in Westbrook CT
Pen to Paper Literary Symposium
Oct 3 2015 in Dayton OH
CREATING MEMORABLE CHARACTERS
Oct 3 - 4, 2015 in Portland OR
Cary Tennis' writing retreat in the
Oct 5 - 11, 2015 in France
Black Writers Retreat
Oct 8 - 12, 2015 in Palm Springs CA
Singing Over the Bones
Oct 11 - 16, 2015 in Ireland
Haiku North America Conference
Oct 14 - 18, 2015 in Schenectady NY
14th Annual Florida Writers Conference
Oct 15 - 18, 2015 in Altamonte Springs FL
Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers
Oct 16 - 17, 2015 in Tulsa OK
Northern Woodlands Writers & Readers Conference
Oct 16 - 18, 2015 in Fairlee VT
Writers Retreat in the Rockies Conference
Oct 16 - 18, 2015 in Estes Park CO
WriteAngles
Oct 17 2015 in South Hadley MA
The Revision & Submission Process
Oct 17 2015 in Newton Upper Falls MA
October Pitch Workshop
Oct 17 - 18, 2015 in Kent WA
Writing By Writers Workshop @ Tomales Bay
Oct 21 - 25, 2015 in Point Reyes Station CA
APH 20th Anniversary Conference
Oct 21 - 25, 2015 in Sacramento CA
Maranatha Christian Writers' Conference
Oct 22 - 25, 2015 in Muskegon MI
Elk River Writer's Workshop
Oct 22 - 25, 2015 in Pray MT
San Diego County Christian Writers Guild
Oct 23 - 24, 2015 in San Diego CA
The Short Story
Oct 24 2015 in Newton Upper Falls MA
A Master Class in Overcoming Writer's Block
Oct 24 - 25, 2015 in Austerlitz NY
Ann Wylie Writing workshop: Catch Your Readers
Oct 27 - 28, 2015 in Arlington VA
East Texas Christian Writers Conference
Oct 30 - 31, 2015 in Marshall TX
Laura's Mexican Writing Fiesta
Oct 30 - Nov 6, 2015 in Mexico
November 2015
Sanibel Island Writers Conference
Nov 5 - 8, 2015 in FL

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 5-8, 2015
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Elizabeth Gilbert LIVE
Nov 7 2015 in Napa CA

Elizabeth Gilbert LIVE in writing
Elizabeth Gilbert Writing Workshop Napa Valley, California November 7, 2015
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Autumn Writing Getaway
Nov 7 2015 in Atlantic City area NJ

Autumn Writing Getaway in writing
Down the block from Atlantic City's famous beach and boardwalk, this affordable workshop will energize and inspire you. Sep 12, 2015
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Write to Market Conference
Nov 12 - 15, 2015 in Corte Madera CA

Write to Market Conference in writing
First novel published or no? Join the top .001 who have an actual chance of becoming published commercial authors. Straight talk. Only professionals.
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The Mill House Residency
Nov 2 - 16, 2015 in OR
The Writing Retreat in Cornwall
Nov 16 - 21, 2015 in United Kingdom
December 2015
James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz:
Dec 8 - 15, 2015 in FL
January 2016
U.S. Poets in Mexico Annual Poetry Conference
Jan 3 - 8, 2016 in Mexico

U.S. Poets in Mexico Annual Poetry Conference in writing
Join USPiM in warm & sunny Oaxaca for an extraordinary week of poetry January 3-8, 2016
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Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Jan 15 - 18, 2016 in Galloway NJ

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway in writing
Down the block from Atlantic City's famous beach and boardwalk, this affordable workshop will energize and inspire you. Sep 12, 2015
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Eckerd College Writers' Conference: Writers in Paradise
Jan 16 - 23, 2016 in FL

Eckerd College Writers' Conference: Writers in Paradise in writing
Lectures on craft, roundtables, readings, receptions, daily workshops in Poetry, Novel, Short Story, Nonfiction, Young Adult Writing led by award-winning and best-selling authors. Jan 16-23, 2016
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Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Jan 18 - 23, 2016 in Delray Beach FL

Palm Beach Poetry Festival in writing
Six-day festival features eight poetry workshops, includes one-on-one conference, readings, craft talks, social events, fun, sun. In lively Delray Beach, FL Jan 18-23, 2016
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Writing and Yoga Eco-Retreat
Jan 2 - 9, 2016 in Mexico
Todos Santos Writers Workshop
Jan 24 - 30, 2016 in Mexico
February 2016
11th Annual International Writers' Conference & Literary Festival
Feb 10 - 14, 2016 in Mexico

11th Annual International Writers' Conference & Literary Festival in writing
See why Tom Robbins said, "If Dante had had the San Miguel (de Allende, Mexico) experience, he might have written more about heaven and less about hell."
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San Francisco Writers Conference
Feb 11 - 14, 2016 in CA

San Francisco Writers Conference in writing
Mark Your Calendars! 2015 San Francisco Writing for Change (Sep 12) and 2016 San Francisco Writers Conference (Feb 11-14) a Celebration of Craft, Commerce and Community
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30th Annual Southern California Writers’ Conference (and Retreat)
Feb 12 - 15, 2016 in San Diego CA

30th Annual Southern California Writers’ Conference (and Retreat) in writing
Believing that craft matters, SCWC has facilitated some $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals. Irvine, CA, Sept. 25-27, 2015.
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The Asheville Christian Writers' Conference - Writers Bootcamp
Feb 19 - 21, 2016 in NC

The Asheville Christian Writers' Conference - Writers Bootcamp 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 19-21, 2016 Asheville, NC.
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James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz:
Feb 23 - 29, 2016 in Mexico
March 2016
Algonkian Park Writer Retreat for Novels and Memoir
Mar 16 - 20, 2016 in Sterling VA

Algonkian Park Writer Retreat for Novels and Memoir in writing
First novel published or no? Join the top .001 who have an actual chance of becoming published commercial authors. Straight talk. Only professionals.
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MidSouth Christian Writers Conference
Mar 19 2016 in Collierville TN
April 2016
2016 Las Vegas Writer's Conference
Apr 28 - 30, 2016 in Las Vegas NV

2016 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 28-30 2016
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Authors Combat Academy
Apr 8 - 10, 2016 in Nashville TN
Pikes Peak Writers Conference
Apr 15 - 17, 2016 in CO
What Do I Mean by Creativity?
Apr 16 - 23, 2016 in Ireland
Honolulu Branch 2016 Biennial Writers' Conference
Apr 22 - 23, 2016 in Honolulu HI
May 2016
Write, Travel, Transform: The Greek Islands
May 17 - Jun 1, 2016 in Greece

Write, Travel, Transform: The Greek Islands in writing
Join bestselling author Laura Davis for a transformative journey to the Greek Islands. These 16 days of writing, yoga, and adventure will change your life.
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Writers Retreat Workshop 2016
May 12 - 19, 2016 in TX
Lakefly Literary Conference
May 13 - 14, 2016 in Oshkosh WI
Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp & Writing Retreat
May 15 - 21, 2016 in West Bend WI
Salt Cay Writers Retreat
May 23 - 28, 2016 in Bahamas
June 2016
Cary Tennis' Tuscan Writing Retreat
Jun 1 - 9, 2016 in Tuscany, ITALY
Swiss-Italian Alps Retreat
Jun 19 - 26, 2016 in Switzerland
July 2016
Bali 2106: The Writer's Retreat of Your Dreams
Jul 16 - 31, 2016 in Indonesia

Bali 2106: The Writer's Retreat of Your Dreams 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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August 2016
Cairns Tropical Writers Festival
Aug 12 - 14, 2016 in Australia
October 2016
Kauai Writers Conference Workshops
Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2016 in HI
November 2016
Kauai Writers Conference
Nov 4 - 6, 2016 in HI