Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
June 2017
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Jun 5 - Jul 14, 2017 in Manchester NH
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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When the Political Becomes Personal
Jul 29 2017 in Hammonton NJ

When the Political Becomes Personal 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
2017 Summer Writers Institute
Jul 14 - 28, 2017 in St. Louis MO
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
Teen Writers Intensive
Jul 17 - 21, 2017 in Fairfield CT
Writing the Rockies Conference
Jul 19 - 23, 2017 in Gunnison CO
Novel Workshop
Jul 19 - 25, 2017 in OH
PNWA Annual Writer's Conference
Jul 20 - 23, 2017 in Seattle WA
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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Write Yourself at the Wooden Tents
Aug 1 - 3, 2017 in Pictou Island, NS Canada
Mendocino Coast Writers Conference
Aug 3 - 5, 2017 in Mendocino CA
Cape Cod Writers Center Conference
Aug 3 - 6, 2017 in Hyannis MA
Willamette Writers Conference
Aug 4 - 6, 2017 in Portland OR
Confluence-SFF
Aug 4 - 6, 2017 in Coraopolis PA
Catamaran Writing Conference
Aug 6 - 10, 2017 in Pebble Beach CA
The 2017 Writers' Police Academy
Aug 10 - 13, 2017 in Green Bay WI
Santa Barbara Summer Poetry Workshop
Aug 12 - 13, 2017 in Santa Barbara 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
Atlanta Christian Writers Retreat
Aug 18 - 20, 2017 in Marietta GA
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
One Day Writing Getaway
Sep 9 2017 in Atlantic City NJ

One Day 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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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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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
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
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
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
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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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) OCT 21-27
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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
Picture Book Summit
Oct 7 2017 in -
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
Wake Up and Write Writer's Retreat Workshop
Oct 16 - 23, 2017 in Haverford PA
Writing By Writers Tomales Bay Workshop
Oct 18 - 22, 2017 in Marshall CA
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 Matejke
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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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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April 2018
Chanticleer Authors Conference 2018
Apr 20 - 22, 2018 in Canada
The Belize Writers' Conference
Apr 23 - 28, 2018 in Belize
May 2018
Women's Writing Retreat
May 26 - Jun 1, 2018 in Greece

Women's Writing Retreat in writing
Tammy Coia is bringing a group of women back to Corfu, Greece for one of the most spectacular retreats you could imagine.
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Readers and Writers at Sea
May 6 - 20, 2018 in Barcelona-Spain
June 2018
Women's Writing Retreat
Jun 9 - 15, 2018 in Greece

Women's Writing Retreat in writing
Tammy Coia is bringing a group of women back to Corfu, Greece for one of the most spectacular retreats you could imagine.
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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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September 2018
Unicorn Writers' Conference
Sep 15 2018 in Purchase NY