Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
December 2014
New York Pitch Conference
Dec 11 - 14, 2014 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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Abroad Writers Conference
Dec 13 - 20, 2014 in Otivar (Granada), SPAIN

Abroad Writers Conference in writing
A Summit of Professional Writers and Award Winning Authors. LAKE COMO June 21 - 28th. SPAIN December 13 - 20th. Workshops with Pulitzer Authors. Nightly Readings and Lectures.
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Beach Book Blowout
Dec 4 - 7, 2014 in FL
The Writing Life
Dec 5 - 7, 2014 in Big Sur CA
January 2015
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Jan 16 - 19, 2015 in Galloway NJ

Winter Poetry & Prose 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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Eleventh Eckerd College Writers' Conference: Writers in Paradise
Jan 17 - 25, 2015 in St. Petersburg FL

Eleventh 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 17-25, 2015
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Under the Volcano
Jan 9 - 18, 2015 in Mexico
Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
Jan 10 - 11, 2015 in AZ
Writers’ Workshop Program
Jan 11 - 15, 2015 in Key West FL
words + pictures with Elaine Equi
Jan 17 - 18, 2015 in NYC NY
Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Jan 19 - 24, 2015 in Delray Beach FL
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
STORY MASTERS
Feb 5 - 8, 2015 in North Charleston SC

STORY MASTERS in writing
Unparalleled instruction, feedback, and inspiration from industry professionals. Our simple goal: to help you achieve artistic and commercial success—now and for your entire writing career.
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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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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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2015 Tin House Winter Writer’s Workshop
Feb 6 - 9, 2015 in Newport OR
Southern California Writers' Conference
Feb 13 - 16, 2015 in San Diego CA
Writing Retreats in Mexico
Feb 16 - 22, 2015 in Mexico
Bay to Ocean Writer's Conference
Feb 28 2015 in Wye Mills MD
March 2015
The Colrain Intensive
Mar 13 - 16, 2015 in Greenfiled MA

The Colrain Intensive in writing
Bring your in-progress book-length or chapbook-length poetry manuscript to the decision-makers. The only conference designed to set poets on a path towards book publication.
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Unicorn Writers' Conference
Mar 14 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 Mar 14, 2015.
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Virginia Festival of the Book
Mar 18 - 22, 2015 in Charlottesville VA
Writer's Weekend at the Beach
Mar 20 - 22, 2015 in Ocean Park WA
MidSouthCon 33 Writers' Conference
Mar 20 - 22, 2015 in Memphis TN
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
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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WRITING THE BREAKOUT NOVEL 2.0
Apr 6 - 12, 2015 in Hood River OR

WRITING THE BREAKOUT NOVEL 2.0 in writing
Unparalleled instruction, feedback, and inspiration from industry professionals. Our simple goal: to help you achieve artistic and commercial success—now and for your entire writing career.
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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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Writer's Renaissance
Apr 12 - 18, 2015 in Italy

Writer's Renaissance in writing
It's not a Retreat-it's a Renaissance. We use Florence as a classroom to unlock our creativity, electrify our writing and eat lots of gelato! Apr 12-18, 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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May 2015
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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The Colrain Classic
May 15 - 18, 2015 in Wilmington VT

The Colrain Classic in writing
Bring your in-progress book-length or chapbook-length poetry manuscript to the decision-makers. The only conference designed to set poets on a path towards book publication.
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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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Study Homer and Write in Greece
May 18 - 28, 2015 in Greece

Study Homer and Write in Greece in writing
Homer At Onar, A combined Seminar on The Iliad and Writer's Workshop on the beautiful island of Andros, Greece May 18-28, 2015
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Kauai Writers Conference
May 1 - 3, 2015 in Kapaa HI
Sunriver Writers' Summit
May 2 - 3, 2015 in Sunriver OR
EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED
May 15 - 16, 2015 in Redmond WA
Writers Retreat Workshop 2015
May 15 - 22, 2015 in TX
Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
May 17 - 18, 2015 in OH
Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp
May 17 - 23, 2015 in West Bend WI
Bear River Writers' Conference
May 28 - Jun 1, 2015 in Boyne City MI
June 2015
The Colrain Classic
Jun 5 - 8, 2015 in Truchas NM

The Colrain Classic in writing
Bring your in-progress book-length or chapbook-length poetry manuscript to the decision-makers. The only conference designed to set poets on a path towards book publication.
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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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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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Literature & Landscape of the Horse
Jun 1 - 6, 2015 in WY
Cary Tennis' Tuscan Writing Retreat
Jun 1 - 9, 2015 in Tuscany, Italy
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Jun 8 - Jul 17, 2015 in Manchester NH
Cary Tennis' Tuscan Writing Retreat
Jun 13 - 22, 2015 in Tuscany, Italy
Colgate Writers’ Conference
Jun 14 - 20, 2015 in Hamilton NY
Historical Novel Society Conference
Jun 26 - 28, 2015 in Denver CO
Screenwriter's Summer Camp
Jun 29 - Jul 3, 2015 in CA
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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PNWA Summer Writers Conference
Jul 16 - 20, 2015 in Seattle WA

PNWA Summer Writers Conference in writing
Our mission is to develop writing talent through education, accessibility to the publishing industry, and participation in an interactive, vital writer community.
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August 2015
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
September 2015
Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
Sep 12 - 13, 2015 in CT
Break Into Fiction Power Plotting
Sep 19 - 20, 2015 in NY
A Weekend For Words
Sep 25 - 27, 2015 in NewPort Beach CA
October 2015
Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
Oct 2 - 4, 2015 in Canada

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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Write Your Memoir Retreat 2015
Oct 2 - 4, 2015 in Westbrook CT