Sanibel Island Writers Conference

Sixth Annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference November 3-6, 2011 Sanibel Island, Florida Keynote Speaker: American film director, screenwriter, and author, John Sayles Plus A Night of Spoken Word with the Henry Rollins, and an amazing lineup of authors including Steve Almond, John Dufresne, and many more. For more information, visit:

Southern Expressions Authors Conference 2011

The MS Gulf Coast Writers Association presents Southern Expressions Authors Conference 2011 October 14-16 Ocean Springs, MS Featuring guest speaker Curtis Wilkie, author of The Fall of the House of Zeus. Visit website for more details:

The 38th Annual Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference

The 38th Annual Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference  FAULKNER’S GEOGRAPHIES SOUTHERN LITERARY GEOGRAPHIES July 17–21, 2011 Oxford, MS      The 2011 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference will examine the topic “Faulkner’s Geographies/Southern Literary Geographies” through five days of lectures and discussion by literary scholars and critics. In addition to formal lectures, there will be several shorter panel […]

What to Give the Writing Dad? Registration to Nonfiction Workshop

2011 Memphis Creative Nonfiction Workshop Memphis, Tennessee September 23-25, 2011        The 2011 Memphis Creative Nonfiction Workshop will feature faculty-led manuscript critique sessions, craft talks, a “pitch fest” hosted by a literary agent, panels, and keynote presentations by published authors in the field of creative nonfiction, including creative nonfiction authors, Neil White, Kristen Iversen, […]

Register Now for 2011 Squire Summer Writing Residency

    Registration is now open for the North Carolina Writers’ Network’s 2011 Squire Summer Writing Residency, July 14-17 at the Hilton Riverfront in New Bern.  The Squire Summer Writing Residency is open only to the first fifty registrants, who can choose one of the following workshops: Creative Nonfiction with Virginia Holman; Poetry with Peter Makuck; […]

Hone Writing Skills in Faulkner Town

The Yoknapatawpha Summer Writers Workshop Oxford, MS.   June 10 to 12, 2011       The Yoknapatawpha Summer Writers Workshop  features craft talks, publishing panels, open mics and social hours, including a trip to the famous Taylor Grocery Catfish in Taylor, MS. Featured faculty include award winning fiction writers John Brandon, Scott Morris and M.O. Walsh, best […]

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Festival

Mississippi Poetry Society Spring Festival April 30- May 1,2011 9:00 a.m. Gulf Hills Hotel/Conference Center Ocean Springs, MS End National Poetry Month on the Mississippi Gulf Coast where you can attend poetry workshops, readings, and award presentations hosted by Alabama’s award-winning poet, Dr. Virginia Gilbert. Learn more:

2011 Kentucky Writers Conference This Weekend

Don’t miss authors Judith Viorst, T.J. Stiles, Nicholas Sparks, and many more…all for FREE at the Kentucky Writers Conference April 16 from 9 am to 4 pm. Find directions, event schedule, and author information by visiting