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Learn more about various writing conferences, workshops, festivals, residencies, and MFA programs in creative writing.

  • Posted August 10, 2020
  • Online Courses, Community for Aspiring Writers

  • Deadline: Year-round
    The Center for Creative Writing has been guiding aspiring writers toward a regular writing practice for more than 30 years. Our passionate, published teachers offer inspiring online writing courses in affordable six-week sessions, as well as one-on-one services (guidance, editing) and writing retreats (virtual for 2020). Whatever your background or experience, we can help you become a better writer and put you in touch with the part of you that must write, so that you will keep writing. Join our inclusive, supportive community built on reverence for creativity and self-expression, and find your way with words.

  • Posted July 30, 2020
  • University of South Alabama

  • Earn your MA with an emphasis in Creative Writing in the vibrant city of Mobile, near some of our country's best beaches. Tuition waivers and assistantships are available as are additional scholarships for excellence and summer creative writing projects. Home of the Stokes Center for Creative Writing. For more information, visit our website:

  • Posted July 20, 2020
  • Online Writing Workshops

  • Ongoing Enrollment; Location: Online
    Storyville Writing Workshop offers virtual writing workshops online for a wide variety of skill levels. Workshops provide personalized critiques, ongoing email access to the instructor, writing resources, personal virtual meetings via Google Meet, as well as access writing forums.

  • Posted July 20, 2020
  • Willow Writers' Virtual Workshops: Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction

  • Beginning Dates: July 27; Virtual
    Registration Deadline: Rolling

    Willow Writers’ Workshops is going virtual this summer and fall! We will offer workshops, providing writing prompts, craft discussions, and manuscript consultations. All levels are welcome. Three different courses are being offered: Desire to Write? An Introduction to Creative Writing; Flash: Writing Short, Short Prose; and Writers Workshop on Thursday Nights, a six-week course focusing on short stories. Summer dates begin July 27. The facilitator is Susan Isaak Lolis, a published and award-winning writer. For more information, check out


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