Tallahassee Book Festival and Writers Conference

Tallahassee Book Festival and Writers Conference March 18-20, 2011 Florida Writes! This is your invitation to be part of our vibrant community of writers! It’s time to register for the 2011 Tallahassee Book Festival and Writers Conference, and the stellar line-up of speakers promises another inspiring conference you won’t want to miss! Do you write […]

The Oxford Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference & Workshops

The Oxford Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference & Workshops  November 11-14, 2010 • Oxford, Mississippi It’s not too late to participate in a gathering of the top creative nonfiction writers and instructors in America. For more information, visit: http://www.cnfoxford.com

2010 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference

The 2010 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference November 5 – November 7 Omni Charlotte Hotel  Charlotte, North Carolina The conference offers workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as panels, performances, readings, book sales and signings, lectures, and classes on marketing and finding an agent. The faculty includes poets Cathy Smith Bowers, Julie […]

Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Palm Beach Poetry Festival Delray Beach, Florida January 17 -22, 2011 Application Deadline: November 2, 2010   This festival offers intermediate and advanced workshops, craft talks, readings, and panels. The faculty includes poets Stuart Dischell, Jane Hirshfield, Thomas Lux, Heather McHugh, Vijay Seshadri, Ellen Bryant Voigt, C. D. Wright, and Dean Young. Tuition is $725 […]

15th Annual Texas Book Festival

15th Annual Texas Book Festival October 16 – October 17 State Capitol grounds in Austin The event features panels; a book fair; book signings; and readings in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Most events are free and open to the public.  Visit the website for more information.

Eighth Annual James River Writers Conference

Eighth Annual James River Writers Conference October 8 – October 9 Library of Virginia in Richmond This conference includes meetings with agents, lectures, and panel discussions featuring poets Temple Cone and Joshua Poteat, fiction writers Clifford Garstang and William Henry Lewis, and editor Heather Lazare of Three Rivers Press. The cost of the conference is […]

2010 National Book Festival

The 2010 National Book Festival September 25 National Mall in Washington, D.C. The program features readings and presentations by authors that include poets Elizabeth Alexander and Marilyn Nelson and fiction writers Isabel Allende, Chang-Rae Lee, Jane Smiley, and Scott Turow. All events are free and open to the public. Visit the website for more information.

Algonkian Park Workshop

The Algonkian Park Workshop   September 15 – September 19 Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling, Virginia This conference offers workshops on novel writing, as well as readings, discussions, and a manuscript consultation. The faculty includes fiction writers Robert Bausch and Michael Neff and agent Paige Wheeler. The cost of the conference is $865, which includes lodging, breakfast, […]