Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
June 2016
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Jun 6 - Jul 15, 2016 in Manchester NH
Joiner Institute Writers Workshop
Jun 20 - Jul 1, 2016 in Boston MA
MICHAEL MARTONE WORKSHOP
Jun 23 - Jul 4, 2016 in Greece
The Writers' Workshop at Phillips Exeter Academy
Jun 26 - Jul 1, 2016 in Exeter NH
Paris Writer's Workshop 2016
Jun 26 - Jul 1, 2016 in France
New Harmony Writers Workshop
Jun 26 - Jul 2, 2016 in Evansville IN
July 2016
Writing the Rockies 2016
Jul 20 - 25, 2016 in Gunnison CO

Writing the Rockies 2016 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 July 20-25, 2016.
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Get Away to Write - Scotland
Jul 28 - Aug 5, 2016 in Dundee, Scotland

Get Away to Write - Scotland in writing
Immerse yourself in a week-long writing experience in Scotland. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, excursions to Edinburgh and more. Jul 28-Aug 5, 2016
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Leviosa
Jul 7 - 10, 2016 in Henderson NV
LINDA LAPPIN WORKSHOP
Jul 7 - 13, 2016 in Greece
Summer Writers Institute 2016
Jul 8 - 22, 2016 in St. Louis MO
Summer Fishtrap
Jul 10 - 16, 2016 in OR
Tin House Summer Workshop
Jul 10 - 17, 2016 in Portland OR
Young Writers Workshop
Jul 10 - 30, 2016 in Great Barrington MA
Mt. Chocorua Writing Workshop
Jul 11 - 13, 2016 in Albany NH
Oregon Coast Children's Book Writers Workshop
Jul 11 - 15, 2016 in Tillamook OR
Write Time Black Writers Retreat
Jul 14 - 16, 2016 in Palm Springs CA
Saskatchewan Festival of Words
Jul 14 - 17, 2016 in Canada
Bali 2106: The Writer's Retreat of Your Dreams
Jul 16 - 31, 2016 in Indonesia
Midwest Writers Workshop
Jul 21 - 23, 2016 in Muncie IN
Taos Summer Writers' Conference
Jul 24 - 31, 2016 in Santa Fe NM
Ann Wylie Writing Workshop: PR-writing Master Class
Jul 27 - 28, 2016 in Portland OR
Business Writers Conference
Jul 27 - 29, 2016 in Young Harris GA
Weeksville Summer Arts Residency
Jul 27 - 29, 2016 in NY
Realm Makers
Jul 28 - 30, 2016 in PA
Writing In Paradise
Jul 28 - Aug 3, 2016 in Bali
How to Write & Publish Your Book
Jul 29 - 30, 2016 in Oxford MS
Creating a Writing Life
Jul 30 2016 in CT
August 2016
Willamette Writers Conference
Aug 12 - 14, 2016 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 12-14, 2016 Portland, OR
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Live Free and Write
Aug 14 - 19, 2016 in Sunapee NH

Live Free and Write in writing
Immerse yourself in a week-long writing experience in Scotland. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, excursions to Edinburgh and more. Jul 28-Aug 5, 2016
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The Lost Art of Personal Writing
Aug 20 - 21, 2016 in 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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Greater Philly Christian Writers Conference
Aug 3 - 6, 2016 in Langhorne PA
27th Annual Mendocino Coast Writers Conference
Aug 4 - 7, 2016 in Fort Bragg CA
Chapter One Young Writers Conference
Aug 6 2016 in Saint Charles IL
HOW TO WRITE AND SELL A BESTSELLER
Aug 7 - 14, 2016 in Ireland
Horror Writers Workshop
Aug 7 - 14, 2016 in Transylvania
Elk River Writer's Workshop
Aug 8 - 11, 2016 in MT
5-Day Travel Writing Workshop
Aug 8 - 12, 2016 in France
2016 Writers’ Police Academy
Aug 11 - 14, 2016 in Green Bay WI
Mid-Atlantic Fiction Writers Institute at
Aug 12 - 13, 2016 in Hagerstown MD
Women's Weekend Writing Retreat
Aug 12 - 14, 2016 in MA
Cairns Tropical Writers Festival
Aug 12 - 14, 2016 in Australia
Summer 2016 Conference
Aug 15 - 18, 2016 in Portland OR
SECRETS TO PUBLISHING SUCCESS
Aug 21 - 28, 2016 in Ireland
River Writing Journey for Women
Aug 28 - Sep 1, 2016 in UT
Tuscany - A Writing Retreat for the Senses
Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2016 in Italy
September 2016
The Florida Heritage Book Festival & Writers Conference
Sep 15 - 17, 2016 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 15-17, 2016 St. Augustine, Florida.
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A Weekend For Words
Sep 23 - 25, 2016 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. Irvine, CA, Sept. 23-25, 2016
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Algonkian Writer Retreat
Sep 28 - Oct 2, 2016 in Sterling VA

Algonkian Writer Retreat in writing
First novel published yet? Join the top .001 who have an actual chance of becoming commercial authors. Straight talk, pragmatic, no advice from amateurs.
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Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016 in Edmonds 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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2016 Colorado Gold Conference
Sep 9 - 11, 2016 in Denver CO
Connecticut Fiction Fest
Sep 9 - 11, 2016 in Norwalk CT
A Week Retreat for Women:
Sep 10 - 17, 2016 in ME
Beth Kephart Memoir Workshop
Sep 11 - 16, 2016 in PA
Kentucky Women Writers Conference
Sep 16 - 17, 2016 in KY
Writeaways
Sep 16 - 23, 2016 in TBD
Landscape of Soul & Story
Sep 20 - Oct 2, 2016 in Ireland
Ridgefield Writers Conference
Sep 23 - 24, 2016 in Ridgefield CT
Chicago Writers Conference
Sep 23 - 25, 2016 in Chicago IL
Tallahassee Writers Conference
Sep 24 2016 in Tallahassee FL
Writeaways
Sep 25 - Oct 2, 2016 in Loire Valley
5-day Writing Retreat
Sep 26 - 30, 2016 in WA
TLC Writing Retreat
Sep 26 - 30, 2016 in WA
Ann Wylie Writing Workshop: Online-writing Master Class
Sep 28 - 29, 2016 in New York City NY
Creatures, Crimes & Creativity Con
Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016 in Columbia MD
October 2016
Flathead River Writers Conference
Oct 1 - 2, 2016 in Kalispell MT

Flathead River Writers Conference in writing
ENERGIZING CONFERENCE NEAR GLACIER PARK Presenters: script reader, game designer & kid-lit novelist, fiction writer & contest judge, cozy-mystery author, horror film co-creators, comedy, YouTube skills,agents
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James Bonnet’s Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat
Oct 2 - 8, 2016 in France

James Bonnet’s 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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Write to Market Conference
Oct 18 - 21, 2016 in Corte Madera CA

Write to Market Conference in writing
First novel published yet? Join the top .001 who have an actual chance of becoming commercial authors. Straight talk, pragmatic, no advice from amateurs.
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Kauai Writers Conference Workshops
Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2016 in HI

Kauai Writers Conference Workshops in writing
The conference of a lifetime...plus intimate Master Classes limited to 15. Extraordinary authors, extraordinary agents, manuscript critiques, in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
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5-Day Travel Writing Workshop
Oct 3 - 7, 2016 in France
South of France
Oct 4 - 10, 2016 in France
Ozark Creative Writers Conference
Oct 6 - 8, 2016 in AR
Rochester Writers' Fall Conference
Oct 8 2016 in Rochester MI
Ireland Screenwriting Retreat
Oct 9 - 15, 2016 in Ireland
Writing in Tuscany
Oct 9 - 16, 2016 in Italy
Blue Ridge Christian Novelist Retreat
Oct 16 - 20, 2016 in NC
Author 101 University
Oct 20 - 22, 2016 in Los Angeles CA
15th Annual Florida Writers Conference
Oct 20 - 23, 2016 in Altamonte Springs FL
Fiction Writing Workshop in Provence
Oct 20 - 26, 2016 in France
Humber School for Writers Fall Workshop
Oct 23 - 28, 2016 in Canada
Magna cum Murder XXII
Oct 28 - 30, 2016 in Indianapolis IN
November 2016
Eleventh Annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference
Nov 3 - 6, 2016 in FL

Eleventh 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 3-6, 2016
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Kauai Writers Conference
Nov 4 - 6, 2016 in HI

Kauai Writers Conference in writing
The conference of a lifetime...plus intimate Master Classes limited to 15. Extraordinary authors, extraordinary agents, manuscript critiques, in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
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Autumn Writing Getaway
Nov 5 2016 in Galloway NJ

Autumn Writing Getaway in writing
Immerse yourself in a week-long writing experience in Scotland. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, excursions to Edinburgh and more. Jul 28-Aug 5, 2016
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Guided Novel Writing Retreat
Nov 6 - 9, 2016 in Lenox MA
Writer's Mastery Camp
Nov 7 - 11, 2016 in St George UT
Words & Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans
Nov 9 - 13, 2016 in New Orleans LA
Wake Up and Write Writer's Retreat Workshop
Nov 14 - 19, 2016 in Haverford PA
December 2016
A Retreat for Writers in Oaxaca, Mexico
Dec 6 - 14, 2016 in Oaxaca, Mexico
January 2017
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Jan 13 - 16, 2017 in Galloway NJ

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway in writing
Immerse yourself in a week-long writing experience in Scotland. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, excursions to Edinburgh and more. Jul 28-Aug 5, 2016
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TMW January Jumpstart XVII
Jan 6 - 8, 2017 in TN
A Retreat for Writers in Oaxaca, Mexico
Jan 10 - 18, 2017 in Oaxaca, Mexico
Key West Literary Seminar
Jan 12 - 15, 2017 in Key West FL
Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Jan 16 - 21, 2017 in FL
February 2017
Telling Your Story Writing Retreat
Feb 17 - 20, 2017 in Hunt TX
WRITERS WINTER ESCAPE CRUISE 2017
Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2017 in Cozumel, Mexico
March 2017
Unicorn Writers' Conference
Mar 25 2017 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 Mar 25, 2017 Purchase, NY
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April 2017
Writing in the Pines
Apr 8 2017 in Galloway NJ

Writing in the Pines in writing
Immerse yourself in a week-long writing experience in Scotland. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, excursions to Edinburgh and more. Jul 28-Aug 5, 2016
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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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May 2017
Northwest Christian Writers Renewal
May 5 - 6, 2017 in WA
Costa Rica Screenwriting Retreat
May 13 - 20, 2017 in Costa Rica?
June 2017
California Crime Writers Conference 2017
Jun 10 - 11, 2017 in Culver City CA
September 2017
Big Sur on Cape Cod
Sep 22 - 24, 2017 in ME