Conference devoted to haiku as a literary art. Includes presentations, readings, panels, bookfair, exhibits, banquet, anthology. Usually held in summer, but will be held October 14-18 in 2015, at Union College in Schenectady, New York.
Biennial, in odd-numbered years
Nature, Poetry, Publishing
William Higginson, Jane Hirshfield, Jim Hackett, George Swede, Haruo Shirane, Sonia Sanchez, John Brandi, Michael Dylan Welch, Jim Kacian, Lee Gurga, Emiko Miyashita, Fay Aoyagi, Ce Rosenow, Lucien Stryk, Gerald Vizenor, Charles Trumbull, Richard Gilbert.
~$200 includes banquet; day rates also available
Long Beach, California
Michael Dylan Welch
Haiku North America
22230 NE 28th Place
Sammamish, WA 98074-6408
Writing the Rockies
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
Algonkian Author Salon Commercial Novel Writing Program
The first truly competitive novel writing program created by literary agents, editors, and writers. No time wasting, no gimmicks. Straight talk.
San Francisco, CA : D.C., DC : Tampa, FL : Atlanta, GA : Chicago, IL : New Orleans, LA : Boston, MA : Raleigh, NC : New York, NY : Dallas, TX : Seattle, WA
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Supportive workshops will energize and inspire your writing. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting, poetry and more. Atlantic City area. January 16-19, 2015
NH : NJ : Scotland, : Wales, : Spain : United Kingdom