Directory of Conferences & Centers

Search our WC&C directory to discover the conferences, centers, festivals, residencies, and retreats that best fit your writing needs. The directory lists over 300 programs in North America and abroad, including nearly 150 member programs that participate in our Kurt Brown Prizes. You can also browse specific events in a calendar view.

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Now Displaying 125 Writers' Conferences and Centers
Writing Conference/Center Name Location WC&C Member? Event Date

2021 ASLE Biennial Conference

Oregon

July 6, 2021

49 Writers

Alaska

Year Round

92nd Street Y, Unterberg Poetry Center

New York

Year Round

Advanced Fiction Workshop

Illinois

Year Round

Algonkian Writer Conferences

New York

Year Round

Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat

Ireland

Year Round

Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Residency Program

Minnesota

Year Round

Arteles Creative Center

Finland

Year Round

Asia Pacific Writers and Translators 2020

India

Year Round

Atlantic Center for the Arts

Florida

Year Round

Berkshire Writer's Haven

Massachusetts

Year Round

Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center

California

Year Round

Black Forest Writing Seminars

Germany

Year Round

Bronx Writers' Center

New York

Year Round

Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock Guild

New York

Year Round

Carey Nonfiction Residency

New York

Year Round

Castle Hill: Truro Center for the Arts

Massachusetts

Year Round

Center for Humanities, The

Missouri

Year Round

Center For Literary Arts, San Jose State University

California

Year Round

Central Indiana Writers' Association

Indiana

Year Round

Charlottesville Writing Center

Virginia

Year Round

CityLit Project

Maryland

Year Round

Clearing Writing Workshops, The

Wisconsin

Year Round

Cornell's Adult University Seminars

New York

Year Round

CritShop Writing Workshop for LGBT Fiction - Berlin 2016

Germany

Year Round

Cuppa Pulp Writer's Space

New York

Year Round

Djerassi Resident Artists Program

California

Year Round

Dorland Mountain Arts Colony

California

Year Round

Edward F. Albee Foundation, The

New York

Year Round

Elephant Rock Retreats for Writing & Yoga

Wisconsin

Year Round

Esalen Institute

California

Year Round

Field's End: A Writers' Community

Washington

Year Round

Flatiron Writers Room

North Carolina

Year Round

Footpaths to Creative Residency

Massachusetts

Year Round

FREE Monthly Studio Write-Ins

Illinois

Year Round

Gemini Ink

Texas

Year Round

Georgia Writers Association

Georgia

Year Round

Get Away to Write - Wales

United Kingdom

July 6, 2021

Good Contrivance Farm Writer's Retreat

Maryland

Year Round

Gotham Writers' Workshop

New York

Year Round

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters

Michigan

Year Round

GrubStreet Creative Writing Center

Massachusetts

Year Round

Guild Literary Complex

Illinois

Year Round

Hambidge Center for Creative Arts & Sciences, The

Georgia

Year Round

Haven Writing Retreats

Montana

Year Round

Headlands Center for the Arts

California

Year Round

Hedgebrook Master Class Retreat Series

Washington

Year Round

Highlights Foundation Workshops

Pennsylvania

Year Round

Hill-Stead Museum

Connecticut

Year Round

Hong Kong Writers' Circle Workshops

Hong Kong

Year Round

Ike's Canyon Ranch Writer's Residency

Nevada

Year Round

Ike's Canyon Ranch Writer's Retreat

Nevada

Year Round

Independent Writers of Southern California

California

Year Round

Into the Flash

North Carolina

Year Round

Island Institute Writers' Residencies

Alaska

Year Round

Jack Kerouac Writer in Residence Project

Florida

Year Round

James Merrill House

Connecticut

Year Round

Jentel Artist Residency Program

Wyoming

Year Round

Kenyon Review Writers' Workshops

Ohio

Year Round

Kimbilio

Texas

Year Round

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE

Nebraska

Year Round

Knoxville Writers' Guild

Tennessee

Year Round

La Muse Artists and Writers Retreat in France

France

Year Round

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

Colorado

Year Round

Lit Youngstown

Ohio

Year Round

Loft Literary Center, The

Minnesota

Year Round

MacDowell Colony

New York

Year Round

Madeline Island School of the Arts - Writing Retreats on a Lake Superior Island

Wisconsin

Year Round

Manuscript Consultations and Editing Services with Jan Freeman.

Massachusetts

Year Round

Marin Poetry Center

California

Year Round

Master Class for Authors, Online

New York

Year Round

Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities

Connecticut

Year Round

Memoir in a Year-2017

Illinois

Year Round

Midwest Fiction Writers Workshops

Minnesota

Year Round

Minneapolis Writers' Workshop

Minnesota

Year Round

Missouri Writers' Guild Conference

Missouri

Year Round

Monthly Mentorship

North Carolina

Year Round

Mountain Writers Series

Oregon

Year Round

National Writers Association

Colorado

Year Round

New Hampshire Writers' Project

New Hampshire

Year Round

New York Arts Program

New York

Year Round

No Guru Writing Retreat

Washington

Year Round

Nonfiction Authors Association Free Teleseminars

California

Year Round

Northwest Writing Institute Workshop

Oregon

Year Round

Oklahoma Arts Institute, The

Oklahoma

Year Round

Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers

Oklahoma

Year Round

Online Writing Series

(Not Specified)

Year Round

Pacific MFA in Writing | Residency Writers Conference

Oregon

Year Round

Paris Cafe Writing

France

June 6, 2021

Paris Café Writing

France

June 20, 2021

PDX Writers Workshops

Oregon

Year Round

Porches Writing Retreat

Virginia

Year Round

Prisoner Express

New York

Member

Year Round

Private Writing Classes | Fiction & Memoir | Online and In-Person

(Not Specified)

Year Round

Resident Fellows Program

Alaska

Year Round

Rockvale Writers' Colony Residency

Tennessee

Year Round

Santa Fe Writers Lab

New Mexico

Year Round

StoryStudio Chicago

Illinois

Year Round

The Creativity Workshop in New York

New York

Year Round

The Hudson Valley Writers' Center

New York

Year Round

The Millay Colony for the Arts

New York

Year Round

The Muse Writers Center

Virginia

Year Round

The Playwright's Center

Minnesota

Year Round

Thurber House

Ohio

Year Round

UC Berkeley College Writing Programs

California

Year Round

UC Berkeley Extension Writing Program

California

Year Round

UCLA Extension Writers' Program

California

Year Round

University of Arizona Poetry Center

Arizona

Year Round

Unworkshops: Your Room to Create

Pennsylvania

Year Round

Vermont Studio Center Writing Residencies

Vermont

Year Round

Westport Writers' Workshop

Connecticut

Year Round

When Words Count Retreat

Vermont

Year Round

Wildacres Writers Workshop

North Carolina

Year Round

William N. Skirball Writers' Center

Ohio

Year Round

Women Reading Aloud Writers' Retreat in Czech Republic/Prague

New Jersey

Year Round

Women Reading Aloud Writers' Retreat in Greece

Greece

Year Round

Write Around Portland

Year Round

Write On Door County Writers' Residency Program

Wisconsin

Year Round

Writer Island

Washington

Year Round

Writer's Center, The

Maryland

Year Round

Writer's Studio (Graham School-University of Chicago)

Illinois

Year Round

WriterHouse

Virginia

Year Round

Writers Week at Idyllwild Arts Summer Program

California

Year Round

Yearlong Writing Workshop

Oregon

Year Round

YMCA's Downtown Writers Center, The

New York

Year Round