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Discover various in-person and virtual writing conferences, writing workshops, book and literary festivals, writing residencies, readings, issue launches, and graduate programs in creative writing.

  • Posted June 13, 2022
  • IWWG July 2022 Summer Writing Retreat on Boston's Beautiful North Shore

  • Deadline: June 1, 2022
    Event Dates: July 22-28, 2022. Event Location: Beverly, Massachusetts. Reconnect. Reimagine. Come can join the International Women’s Writing Guild for an exciting conference at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. The event marks the Guild’s 45th annual conference, with workshops ranging from three to five days and spanning fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir, and screenwriting. Very limited/partial funding available for those in need. Please email Michelle. We're also proud to offer a Virtual Track for those who can't physically attend but want to enjoy the IWWG experience.

  • Posted June 13, 2022
  • The Writers Conference of Northern Appalachia Inc. (WCoNA) Seeks Marketing Manager

  • Deadline: Rolling
    The Writers Conference of Northern Appalachia Inc. (WCoNA), an annual writers conference and workshop, along with the Northern Appalachia Review, the premier literary journal dedicated to the writing of northern Appalachia, seeks a marketing manager. This is a volunteer position; the chosen candidate takes on a key role as a decision maker with two recognized and growing leaders in literary advocacy. More importantly, the role greatly contributes to the growth of an increasingly recognized and respected regional literature. For more information, visit:

  • Posted June 06, 2022
  • The Daphne Review Mentorship Program (Rising Seniors Only)

  • Deadline: July 11, 2022; Event Dates: Session I: July 25 - August 15, Session II: September 5-26, III: November 7-28, 2022. Location: Virtual. Mentorship Program (Rising Seniors Only)! Both mentee and mentorship are now open! Apply to the 2022 Daphne Online Mentorship Program! We will be selecting 5-7 students to work with professional writers on a 1on1 basis. Our students have benefited greatly over the years. They’ve used the time to work on their existing body of work to get them published by literary magazines, win awards at Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, PYAA and gain acceptance to top colleges! Recent Daphne mentees have been accepted to Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, and top creative writing programs, e.g., Iowa, Kenyon, Juniper, and Emerson!


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