Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
January 2015
Personal Essay Writing Workshop
Jan 12 - Feb 16, 2015 in WA
Poetry Writing Workshop
Jan 19 - Feb 22, 2015 in WA
Peripatetic Writing Workshop
Jan 24 - Feb 4, 2015 in Tampa FL
Todos Santos Writers Workshop
Jan 26 - 31, 2015 in Mexico
Writing Retreats in Mexico
Jan 26 - Feb 1, 2015 in Mexico
2015 Tin House Winter Writer’s Workshop
Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2015 in Newport OR
February 2015
Writers Studio 2015
Feb 5 - 8, 2015 in Los Angeles CA

Writers Studio 2015 in writing
An intensive 4 days of instruction and writing. Participants choose from 10 workshops in which they work closely with a professional writer, limited to 15 students.
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10th Annual Writers' Conference & Literary Festival
Feb 11 - 15, 2015 in Mexico

10th Annual 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 12 - 15, 2015 in San Francisco CA

San Francisco Writers Conference in writing
The 2015 San Francisco Writers Conference, a 'Celebration of Craft, Commerce and Community', features 100+ bestselling authors, agents, editors and publishers February 12-15.
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Southern California Writers' Conference
Feb 13 - 16, 2015 in San Diego CA

Southern California Writers' Conference in writing
Believing that craft matters, SCWC has facilitated some $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals. San Diego CA, Feb 13-16, 2015.
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Writers ADVANCE! Boot Camp
Feb 20 - 22, 2015 in Asheville NC

Writers ADVANCE! Boot Camp 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 20-22, 2015 Asheville, NC.
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Santa Barbara Author-Mentor Novel Workshop
Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2015 in Santa Barbara CA

Santa Barbara Author-Mentor Novel Workshop 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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STORY MASTERS
Feb 5 - 8, 2015 in North Charleston SC
2015 Tin House Winter Writer’s Workshop
Feb 6 - 9, 2015 in Newport OR
Web writing workshop
Feb 11 - 12, 2015 in Santa Fe NM
Novel Basics
Feb 12 - Mar 12, 2015 in Middleburg Heights OH
Writing Retreats in Mexico
Feb 16 - 22, 2015 in Mexico
WRITERS' RETREAT FOR WOMEN
Feb 25 - Mar 2, 2015 in FL
2015 AUTHORS CONFERENCE AND BOOK FAIR
Feb 27 2015 in Avon Park FL
Bay to Ocean Writer's Conference
Feb 28 2015 in Wye Mills MD
March 2015
Fiction Pitch Conference
Mar 13 - 15, 2015 in NYC NY

Fiction Pitch Conference in writing
Three-day conferences for writers who pitch their book proposals to editors from major New York publishers. Apr 10-12 & Mar 13-15, 2015 New York, NY
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New York Pitch Conference
Mar 19 - 22, 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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PubSense Summit 2015
Mar 22 - 24, 2015 in Charleston SC

PubSense Summit 2015 in writing
The brightest stars in publishing, author branding and book marketing, gathered to help emerging authors and publishers make sense of a rapidly shifting landscape.
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Algonkian Park Writer Retreat for Novels and Memoir
Mar 25 - 29, 2015 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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Southern Indiana Writer's Symposium
Mar 13 - 15, 2015 in New Albany IN
The Colrain Intensive
Mar 13 - 16, 2015 in Greenfiled MA
Virginia Festival of the Book
Mar 18 - 22, 2015 in Charlottesville VA
MidSouthCon 33 Writers' Conference
Mar 20 - 22, 2015 in Memphis TN
Writer's Weekend at the Beach
Mar 20 - 22, 2015 in Ocean Park WA
2nd Annual The Write Stuff Mini-Conference
Mar 21 2015 in Plantation FL
Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
Mar 21 - 22, 2015 in OR
Los Angeles GENRE Seminar
Mar 25 - 29, 2015 in Los Angeles CA
Write2Ignite! Conference
Mar 27 - 28, 2015 in Greenville SC
California Dreamin' Writers Conference
Mar 27 - 29, 2015 in Brea CA
The Red Ink Conference
Mar 28 2015 in Southfield MI
Writers' Day 2015
Mar 28 2015 in Hooksett NH
April 2015
A Women’s Writing Retreat
Apr 4 - 11, 2015 in Cancun, Mexico

A Women’s Writing Retreat in writing
Enjoy a week-long women's writing retreat with Joan Lee Hunter April 4-11, 2015, in Puerto Morelos, Mexico, a quiet fishing village on the Mayan Riviera.
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Non-Fiction Pitch Conference
Apr 10 - 12, 2015 in NYC NY

Non-Fiction Pitch Conference in writing
Three-day conferences for writers who pitch their book proposals to editors from major New York publishers. Apr 10-12 & Mar 13-15, 2015 New York, NY
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Ocean View Poetry Getaway
Apr 10 - 12, 2015 in Sea Isle City NJ

Ocean View Poetry Getaway in writing
Supportive workshops will energize and inspire your writing. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting, poetry and more. Atlantic City area. January 16-19, 2015
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2015 Las Vegas Writer's Conference
Apr 23 - 25, 2015 in Las Vegas NV

2015 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.
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ASJA Writers Conference
Apr 30 - May 2, 2015 in NY

ASJA Writers Conference in writing
Want to know the secret to a successful writing career? Come to ASJA2015: Connect for Success, in midtown Manhattan Apr 30 - May 2, 2015
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Bethany Beach Writing Retreat
Apr 6 - 9, 2015 in Bethany Beach DE
WRITING THE BREAKOUT NOVEL 2.0
Apr 6 - 12, 2015 in Hood River OR
Tennessee Mountain Writers Annual Conference
Apr 9 - 11, 2015 in Oak Ridge TN
Writer's Renaissance
Apr 12 - 18, 2015 in Italy
Writing By Writers Generative Workshop @ Boulder
Apr 17 - 19, 2015 in Boulder CO
What Do I Mean by Creativity?
Apr 18 - 24, 2015 in Ireland
Art of the Storyteller Master Class
Apr 21 - 22, 2015 in Chicago IL
Spring Writers Conference
Apr 24 - 25, 2015 in Mt. Pleasant TX
Northwest Travel Writers Conference
Apr 26 - 27, 2015 in Sunriver OR
May 2015
Kauai Writers Conference
May 1 - 3, 2015 in Kapaa HI

Kauai Writers Conference in writing
Intensive focus on craft in fiction and memoir with top authors and agents in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Limited to 150 participants.
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Sunriver Writers' Summit
May 2 - 3, 2015 in Sunriver OR

Sunriver Writers' Summit in writing
Believing that craft matters, SCWC has facilitated some $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals. San Diego CA, Feb 13-16, 2015.
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Writing and Creativity: Annual Spring Writing Retreat
May 12 - 17, 2015 in Wallingford PA

Writing and Creativity: Annual Spring Writing Retreat in writing
Writing Coach and novelist, Emily Hanlon, holds two annual fiction writing retreats. Journey Into the Imagination, 5 days, and a 10 Day Women’s Retreat.
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Writers Retreat Workshop 2015
May 14 - 21, 2015 in San Antonio TX

Writers Retreat Workshop 2015 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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Writing Immersion in Sustainable Tuscany
May 18 - 25, 2015 in Italy

Writing Immersion in Sustainable Tuscany in writing
Holistic retreat near the Castle that Only God Knows - Tuscany - Creative writing, yoga, and painting workshops. May 2015
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Poetry for the Soul
May 9 - 16, 2015 in Ireland
Colorado Christian Writers Conference
May 13 - 16, 2015 in Estes Park CO
Narrative Elements Writing Retreat
May 14 - 18, 2015 in CA
EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED
May 15 - 16, 2015 in Redmond WA
The Colrain Classic
May 15 - 18, 2015 in Wilmington VT
Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
May 17 - 18, 2015 in OH
Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp
May 17 - 23, 2015 in West Bend WI
Study Homer and Write in Greece
May 18 - 28, 2015 in Greece
Bear River Writers' Conference
May 28 - Jun 1, 2015 in Boyne City MI
June 2015
Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 6 - 16, 2015 in CT

Yale Writers' Conference in writing
Writers' conference that includes workshops, individual conferences, master classes, craft talks, student & faculty readings. Jun 18-21, 2015 New Haven CT
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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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Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 18 - 21, 2015 in CT

Yale Writers' Conference in writing
Writers' conference that includes workshops, individual conferences, master classes, craft talks, student & faculty readings. Jun 18-21, 2015 New Haven CT
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Shore Thing Writing Getaway
Jun 20 2015 in Atlantic City NJ

Shore Thing Writing Getaway in writing
Supportive workshops will energize and inspire your writing. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting, poetry and more. Atlantic City area. January 16-19, 2015
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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
The Colrain Classic
Jun 5 - 8, 2015 in Truchas NM
California Crime Writers Conference 2015
Jun 6 - 7, 2015 in Culver City CA
ANNUAL WRITING 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
Colgate Writers’ Conference
Jun 14 - 20, 2015 in Hamilton NY
28th Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference
Jun 19 - 20, 2015 in Las Vegas NV
Summer Six-Week Workshop
Jun 21 - Jul 31, 2015 in WA
Writing Workshops in Andros
Jun 23 - Jul 3, 2015 in Greece
St. Davids Christian Writers' Conference
Jun 24 - 28, 2015 in Grove City PA
Historical Novel Society Conference
Jun 26 - 28, 2015 in Denver CO
Screenwriter's Summer Camp
Jun 29 - Jul 3, 2015 in CA
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
Supportive workshops will energize and inspire your writing. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting, poetry and more. Atlantic City area. January 16-19, 2015
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The 10th Annual Writer’s Journey Summer Retreat
Jul 15 - 21, 2015 in CA

The 10th Annual Writer’s Journey Summer Retreat in writing
The Writer's Retreat of Your Dreams: a week of unparalleled instruction, inspiration, community and deep rest in a stunning setting on the Northern California coast.
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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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Taos Summer Writers' Conference
Jul 12 - 19, 2015 in NM
PNWA Summer Writers Conference
Jul 16 - 19, 2015 in Seattle WA
Writing workshop: Catch Your Readers
Jul 29 - 30, 2015 in San Francisco CA
Greater Philly Christian Writers Conference
Jul 29 - Aug 1, 2015 in Langhorne PA
August 2015
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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Live Free and Write
Aug 16 2015 in Sunapee NH

Live Free and Write in writing
Supportive workshops will energize and inspire your writing. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting, poetry and more. Atlantic City area. January 16-19, 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
Willamette Writers Conference
Aug 7 - 9, 2015 in Portland OR
Mid-Atlantic Fiction Writers Institute
Aug 7 - 9, 2015 in Hagerstown MD
September 2015
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. San Diego CA, Feb 13-16, 2015.
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18th Annual 10 Day Writing, Creativity and Ritual,
Sep 27 - Oct 7, 2015 in ME

18th Annual 10 Day Writing, Creativity and Ritual, in writing
Writing Coach and novelist, Emily Hanlon, holds two annual fiction writing retreats. Journey Into the Imagination, 5 days, and a 10 Day Women’s Retreat.
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Whose Story Is It Anyway?
Sep 5 - 12, 2015 in Ireland
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
SF:SE 2015
Sep 25 - 27, 2015 in FL
Chanticleer Authors Conference 2015
Sep 27 - 29, 2015 in Bellingham WA
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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St. Augustine Writers Conference
Oct 1 - 6, 2015 in FL
Write Your Memoir Retreat 2015
Oct 2 - 4, 2015 in Westbrook CT
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
November 2015
Elizabeth Gilbert LIVE
Nov 7 2015 in Napa CA
December 2015
Write, Travel, Transform: Vietnam 2016
Dec 29 - Jan 14, 2016 in and Laos

Write, Travel, Transform: Vietnam 2016 in writing
Come to Vietnam with 7-time Author Laura Davis for a transformative journey filled with adventure, writing, & yoga. These 17 days will change your life.
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May 2016
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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