Lynchburg College Thornton Writer Residency

Lynchburg College Thornton Writer Residency  Deadline: October 15, 2010 A fourteen-week residency at Virginia’s Lynchburg College, including a stipend of $12,000, is awarded annually to a fiction writer for the fall term and a poet or creative nonfiction writer for the spring term. The residency also includes housing, some meals, and roundtrip travel expenses. Writers […]

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 […]

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, […]