Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
May 2015
Study Homer and Write in Greece
May 18 - 28, 2015 in Greece
Paris Writers Retreat
May 25 - 29, 2015 in France
Faculty Readings
May 28 2015 in Skagway AK
Bear River Writers' Conference
May 28 - Jun 1, 2015 in Boyne City MI
Cookout & Live Music
May 29 2015 in Dyea AK
Casper College Yellowstone Experience
May 29 - Jun 7, 2015 in WY
Closing Banquet with Mary Roach
May 30 2015 in Skagway AK
June 2015
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Jun 8 - Jul 17, 2015 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. 6/8/2015-7/17/2015 • Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH.
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The Lost Art of Personal Writing
Jun 19 - 21, 2015 in Saint Paul MN

The Lost Art of Personal Writing in writing
Write for enjoyment, to communicate, or to publish - it all begins with personal writing.
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Shore Thing Writing Getaway
Jun 20 2015 in Atlantic City NJ

Shore Thing Writing Getaway in writing
Immerse yourself in a week-long writing experience in beautiful northern Spain. Enjoy supportive workshops, panoramic clifftop views and an excursion to Barcelona. July 14-21, 2015
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Writing Workshops in Andros
Jun 23 - Jul 3, 2015 in Greece

Writing Workshops in Andros in writing
2015 Aegean Arts Circle Writing workshop with DAVID LAZAR Essayist/Founding Editor of Hotel Amerika. Guest Poet/Writer:Adrianne Kalfopoulou. Jun 23 - Jul 3, Andros Island, Greece
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Jackson Hole Writers Conference
Jun 25 - 27, 2015 in Jackson WY

Jackson Hole Writers Conference in writing
Inspiring conference! Delve into the art and craft of writing. Critiques, workshops in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Get plotting and poetic for June 25-27, 2015.
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Literature & Landscape of the Horse
Jun 1 - 6, 2015 in WY
Cary Tennis' Tuscan Writing Retreat
Jun 1 - 9, 2015 in Tuscany, Italy
Write-to-Publish Conference
Jun 3 - 6, 2015 in Wheaton IL
Clarksville Writers Conference
Jun 4 - 5, 2015 in Clarksville TN
Alcona Writers Retreat
Jun 4 - 7, 2015 in MI
Southern Christian Writers Conference
Jun 5 - 6, 2015 in Tuscaloosa AL
Moravian Writers' Conference
Jun 5 - 7, 2015 in Bethlehem PA
The Colrain Classic
Jun 5 - 8, 2015 in Truchas NM
Get Published Conference for Writers
Jun 6 2015 in Bozeman MT
California Crime Writers Conference 2015
Jun 6 - 7, 2015 in Culver City CA
Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 6 - 16, 2015 in CT
Tinker Mountain Writers' Workshop
Jun 7 - 12, 2015 in Roanoke VA
Santa Barbara Writers Conference
Jun 7 - 12, 2015 in Santa Barbara CA
2015 Writers At Work Conference
Jun 10 - 13, 2015 in Salt Lake City UT
67TH Annual Philadelphia Writers' Conference
Jun 12 - 14, 2015 in PHILADELPHIA PA
West Virginia Writers Conference
Jun 12 - 14, 2015 in Ripley WV
Cary Tennis' Tuscan Writing Retreat
Jun 13 - 22, 2015 in Italy
Cary Tennis' Tuscan Writing Retreat
Jun 13 - 22, 2015 in Tuscany, Italy
Left Bank Writers Retreat
Jun 14 - 19, 2015 in France
Colgate Writers’ Conference
Jun 14 - 20, 2015 in Hamilton NY
L'ATELIER WRITERS' RETREAT AND WORKSHOP 2015
Jun 14 - 20, 2015 in France
Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers
Jun 15 - 19, 2015 in Sandy UT
Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 18 - 21, 2015 in CT
28th Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference
Jun 19 - 20, 2015 in Las Vegas NV
Write & Publish Your Book: 2-Day Workshops
Jun 19 - 20, 2015 in Canton MS
Rosemont Writer's Retreat
Jun 19 - 26, 2015 in Rosemont PA
Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
Jun 20 - 26, 2015 in MN
Summer Six-Week Workshop
Jun 21 - Jul 31, 2015 in WA
Western Writers of America Convention
Jun 23 - 27, 2015 in Lubbock TX
St. Davids Christian Writers' Conference
Jun 24 - 28, 2015 in Grove City PA
Writing Popular Fiction Workshop
Jun 25 - 28, 2015 in Greensburg PA
Chuckanut Writers Conference
Jun 26 - 27, 2015 in Bellingham WA
Historical Novel Society Conference
Jun 26 - 28, 2015 in Denver CO
BooksGosocial Writers Conference
Jun 26 - 28, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland
Carnal Knowledge
Jun 26 - 29, 2015 in Austerlitz NY
Scribes Over This City
Jun 27 2015 in Kenner LA
Screenwriter's Summer Camp
Jun 29 - Jul 3, 2015 in CA
New York State Summer Writers Institute
Jun 29 - Jul 24, 2015 in Saratoga Springs NY
Summer Creative Writing Institute
Jun 30 - Jul 23, 2015 in France
July 2015
Get Away to Write - Spain
Jul 14 - 21, 2015 in Tavertet, Spain

Get Away to Write - Spain in writing
Immerse yourself in a week-long writing experience in beautiful northern Spain. Enjoy supportive workshops, panoramic clifftop views and an excursion to Barcelona. July 14-21, 2015
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Writing the Rockies 2015
Jul 22 - 25, 2015 in Gunnison CO

Writing the Rockies 2015 in writing
This annual workshop features concurrent tracks in genre fiction, poetry, screenwriting, and publishing, plus keynotes, readings, one-on-one pitch sessions, manuscript critique sessions Jul 22-25, 2015
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Greater Philly Christian Writers Conference
Jul 29 - Aug 1, 2015 in Langhorne PA

Greater Philly Christian Writers Conference in writing
Write His Answer conferences (Colorado & Philadelphia) will encourage you to write about a God who is real, who is reachable, and who changes lives.
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The Peripatetic Writing Workshop
Jul 3 - 10, 2015 in NY
David Farland's Worldbuilding Master Class
Jul 7 - 11, 2015 in St. George UT
Taos Summer Writers' Conference
Jul 12 - 19, 2015 in NM
David Farland's Casting Your Novel Master Class
Jul 13 - 17, 2015 in St. George UT
PNWA Summer Writers Conference
Jul 16 - 19, 2015 in Seattle WA
Stonecoast Writers' Conference
Jul 19 - 25, 2015 in Portland ME
Catholic Writers Conference
Jul 22 - 24, 2015 in Somerset NJ
Christian Indie Authors and Readers Conference
Jul 30 - Aug 2, 2015 in Davenport IA
August 2015
Exploring the Voice of Your Soul - French Alps Writing Retreat
Aug 3 - 9, 2015 in France

Exploring the Voice of Your Soul - French Alps Writing Retreat in writing
Journey into a secret garden to write, dream, create, and explore your inner life in the magical space of a converted monastery. Clos des Capucins,French Alps
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Willamette Writers Conference
Aug 7 - 9, 2015 in Portland OR

Willamette Writers Conference in writing
Meet 100s of writers, choose from nearly 100 workshops conducted by 50+ seasoned pros, pitch your ideas, submit your manuscript. Aug 7-9, 2015 Portland, OR
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Unicorn Writers' Conference
Aug 15 2015 in Purchase NY

Unicorn Writers' Conference in writing
Network with 48 agents, 15 NYC book editors, and other guest speakers. Get MS feedback from industry shot-callers and hone your craft practical tutorials from publishing executives August 15, 2015.
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The Lost Art of Personal Writing
Aug 15 - 16, 2015 in Grand Marais MN

The Lost Art of Personal Writing in writing
Write for enjoyment, to communicate, or to publish - it all begins with personal writing.
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Live Free and Write
Aug 16 - 21, 2015 in Sunapee NH

Live Free and Write in writing
Immerse yourself in a week-long writing experience in beautiful northern Spain. Enjoy supportive workshops, panoramic clifftop views and an excursion to Barcelona. July 14-21, 2015
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Writers' Police Academy
Aug 20 - 23, 2015 in Appleton WI

Writers' Police Academy in writing
The most hands-on, interactive, and educational experience writers can find to enhance their understanding of all aspects of law enforcement and forensics. 8/20-23/2015
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Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
Aug 6 - 7, 2015 in CO
Mendocino Coast Writers Conference
Aug 6 - 8, 2015 in Fort Bragg CA
Realm Makers
Aug 7 - 8, 2015 in MO
Florida Authors and Publishers Association Annual Conference
Aug 7 - 8, 2015 in in the Walt Disney World® Resort FL
Mid-Atlantic Fiction Writers Institute
Aug 7 - 9, 2015 in Hagerstown MD
Chapter One Young Writers Conference
Aug 8 2015 in Arlington Heights IL
Ireland Writer Tours
Aug 16 - 23, 2015 in Headford
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
James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz:
Sep 11 - 18, 2015 in NY

James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz: in writing
What if a narrative combined the secrets of both literary and commercial writing without sacrificing quality?
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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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Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat
Sep 12 - 18, 2015 in France

Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat in writing
7 Day Storymaking Retreats in France for Novelists and Screenwriters. Write your novel or screenplay in an idyllic setting, working one-on-one with James Bonnet.
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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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Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat
Sep 21 - 27, 2015 in France

Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat in writing
7 Day Storymaking Retreats in France for Novelists and Screenwriters. Write your novel or screenplay in an idyllic setting, working one-on-one with James Bonnet.
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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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Chanticleer Authors Conference 2015
Sep 27 - 29, 2015 in Bellingham WA

Chanticleer Authors Conference 2015 in writing
Engaging Readers and Building a Fanbase, Discoverability in Today's Publishing Market, Accelerating Book Sales, Book Marketing Tools and Tips, and the Business of Writing!
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Whose Story Is It Anyway?
Sep 5 - 12, 2015 in Ireland
Ireland Writer Tours
Sep 6 - 13, 2015 in Headford
Environmental Writing Institute
Sep 9 - 13, 2015 in MT
Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
Sep 12 - 13, 2015 in CT
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
Be a Better Freelancer - Take it to the 10th!
Sep 25 - 26, 2015 in Rochester NY
SF:SE 2015
Sep 25 - 27, 2015 in FL
A Weekend For Words
Sep 25 - 27, 2015 in Irvine CA
2015 Flathead River Writers Conference
Sep 26 - 27, 2015 in Kalispell MT
October 2015
St. Augustine Writers Conference
Oct 1 - 6, 2015 in FL

St. Augustine Writers Conference in writing
Our esteemed faculty includes award-winning writers and editors Sascha Feinstein, Connie May Fowler, Parneshia Jones, and Laura van den Berg.
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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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Writing as a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change
Oct 7 - 13, 2015 in 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 Your Memoir Retreat 2015
Oct 2 - 4, 2015 in Westbrook CT
State Writing Conference & Convention
Oct 2 - 4, 2015 in Topeka KS
Cary Tennis' writing retreat in the
Oct 5 - 11, 2015 in France
Singing Over the Bones
Oct 11 - 16, 2015 in Ireland
14th Annual Florida Writers Conference
Oct 15 - 18, 2015 in Altamonte Springs FL
Writing By Writers Workshop @ Tomales Bay
Oct 21 - 25, 2015 in Point Reyes Station CA
Elk River Writer's Workshop
Oct 22 - 25, 2015 in Pray MT
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
November 2015
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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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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December 2015
James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz:
Dec 8 - 15, 2015 in FL

James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz: in writing
What if a narrative combined the secrets of both literary and commercial writing without sacrificing quality?
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January 2016
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 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 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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February 2016
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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James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz:
Feb 23 - 29, 2016 in Mexico

James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz: in writing
What if a narrative combined the secrets of both literary and commercial writing without sacrificing quality?
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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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April 2016
Pikes Peak Writers Conference
Apr 15 - 17, 2016 in CO
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 19 - 26, 2016 in TX

Writers Retreat Workshop 2016 in writing
May 14-21, 2015. Featured guest, Don Maass. Your story, your writing, your writing life. For nearly thirty years that has been, and continues to be, our focus.
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Salt Cay Writers Retreat
May 23 - 28, 2016 in Bahamas
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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