Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
May 2016
Write, Travel, Transform: The Greek Islands
May 17 - Jun 1, 2016 in Greece
5-Day Travel Writing Workshop
May 23 - 27, 2016 in France
Salt Cay Writers Retreat
May 23 - 28, 2016 in Bahamas
North Words Writers Symposium
May 25 - 28, 2016 in AK
Write Away Italy
May 28 - Jun 18, 2016 in Italy
Writing from the Heart...in the Heart of France
May 29 - Jun 4, 2016 in France
June 2016
Shore Thing Writing Getaway
Jun 4 2016 in Atlantic City NJ

Shore Thing 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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Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 4 - 14, 2016 in CT

Yale Writers' Conference in writing
Writers' conference that includes workshops, individual conferences, master classes, craft talks, student & faculty readings. Jun 4-19, 2016 New Haven CT
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Colgate Writers' Conference
Jun 12 - 18, 2016 in Hamilton NY

Colgate Writers' Conference in writing
Daily workshops of ten or fewer participants, personal consultations, craft talks, panel discussions, readings, and informal conversations. Jun 12-18, 2016
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Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 16 - 19, 2016 in CT

Yale Writers' Conference in writing
Writers' conference that includes workshops, individual conferences, master classes, craft talks, student & faculty readings. Jun 4-19, 2016 New Haven CT
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New York Pitch Conference
Jun 16 - 19, 2016 in New York NY

New York Pitch 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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Swiss Alps Natural Balance Writing & Yoga Retreat
Jun 19 - 26, 2016 in Switzerland

Swiss Alps Natural Balance Writing & Yoga Retreat in writing
A week away to restore, renew, and rediscover what really matters. Jun 19-26, 2016 in Sonogno, Switzerland (Val Verzasca - Near Locarno)
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Jackson Hole Writers Conference
Jun 23 - 25, 2016 in Jackson WY

Jackson Hole Writers Conference in writing
Celebrate writing at our 25th! Delve into the art and craft of writing. Critiques, workshops in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, June 23-25, 2016.
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Cary Tennis' Tuscan Writing Retreat
Jun 1 - 9, 2016 in Tuscany, ITALY
12th Annual Clarksville Writers Conference
Jun 2 - 3, 2016 in CLARKSVILLE TN
Stories of Your Days Memoir Writing Retreat
Jun 3 - 5, 2016 in Ligonier PA
L'atelier Writers Workshop
Jun 5 - 10, 2016 in France
3-day Writing Retreat
Jun 6 - 8, 2016 in AZ
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Jun 6 - Jul 15, 2016 in Manchester NH
Writing It Real Writer's Conference
Jun 9 - 12, 2016 in Suquamish WA
Ninth annual summer fiction-writing seminar
Jun 9 - 13, 2016 in Bulgaria
Appalachian Heritage Writers Symposium
Jun 10 - 11, 2016 in VA
Mountain Heritage Literary Festival
Jun 10 - 12, 2016 in Harrogate TN
21st Century Children's Nonfiction Conference
Jun 10 - 12, 2016 in New Rochelle NY
Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference
Jun 10 - 14, 2016 in Homer AK
Minneapolis Young Writers Workshop
Jun 14 - 16, 2016 in Minneapolis MN
2016 Writers At Work Conference
Jun 15 - 19, 2016 in UT
Get Published Conference
Jun 18 2016 in Bozeman MT
Creating a Writing Life
Jun 18 2016 in CT
Institute for Young Writers
Jun 18 - 26, 2016 in Amherst MA
Writing Workshop
Jun 19 - 25, 2016 in VT
Juniper Summer Writing Institute
Jun 19 - 26, 2016 in Amherst MA
Swiss-Italian Alps Retreat
Jun 19 - 26, 2016 in Switzerland
Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
Jun 20 - 26, 2016 in Bemidji MN
Western Writers of America Convention
Jun 21 - 25, 2016 in WY
St. Davids Christian Writers' Conference
Jun 22 - 26, 2016 in Grove City PA
Kentucky Christian Writers Conference
Jun 23 - 25, 2016 in Elizabethtown KY
DRC Conference Faculty & Workshops 2016
Jun 23 - 25, 2016 in Davenport IA
MICHAEL MARTONE WORKSHOP
Jun 23 - Jul 4, 2016 in Greece
Annual Conference on Creative Writing at Pacific
Jun 24 - 26, 2016 in Davis CA
Publish & Promote Your Book Conference
Jun 25 2016 in Bronxville NY
Paris Writer's Workshop 2016
Jun 26 - Jul 1, 2016 in France
The Writers' Workshop at Phillips Exeter Academy
Jun 26 - Jul 1, 2016 in Exeter NH
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
Realm Makers
Jul 28 - 30, 2016 in PA
Writing In Paradise
Jul 28 - Aug 3, 2016 in Bali
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
Horror Writers Workshop
Aug 7 - 14, 2016 in Transylvania
HOW TO WRITE AND SELL A BESTSELLER
Aug 7 - 14, 2016 in Ireland
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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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
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
A Weekend For Words
Sep 23 - 25, 2016 in Irvine CA
Tallahassee Writers Conference
Sep 24 2016 in Tallahassee FL
Writeaways
Sep 25 - Oct 2, 2016 in Loire Valley
TLC Writing Retreat
Sep 26 - 30, 2016 in WA
5-day 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
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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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
January 2017
TMW January Jumpstart XVII
Jan 6 - 8, 2017 in TN
Key West Literary Seminar
Jan 12 - 15, 2017 in Key West FL
Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Jan 16 - 21, 2017 in FL
February 2017
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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June 2017
California Crime Writers Conference 2017
Jun 10 - 11, 2017 in Culver City CA