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

  • Posted July 03, 2019
  • Take Your Writing to the Next Level

  • Hofstra University offers the MFA in Creative Writing with concentrations in fiction, poetry, playwriting, and creative nonfiction, and now the MFA in Creative Writing for Writers of Spanish. Located just 25 miles east of New York City, Hofstra allows students to pursue a curriculum that is guided by a diverse and distinguished faculty, and mixes workshops with literature and craft courses. Hofstra also offers two literary journals for your work: AMP (co-sponsored by the MFA program and the Department of English) and Windmill: The Hofstra Journal of Literature & Art (a joint project of Hofstra University’s MFA in Creative Writing and BA in English/Publishing Studies).

  • Posted July 03, 2019
  • 35th Annual Central Coast Writers Conference Includes Acclaimed Writers & Publishers

  • Deadline: September 26, 2019
    Event Dates: September 26–28, 2019;
    Event Location: Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, California
    It's time to tell your story! Whether you are a new writer or an established author, the Central Coast Writers Conference will elevate your writing passion. The conference, located in picturesque San Luis Obispo, California, offers affordable and intimate workshops, Master Classes, advice and practical applications for all writers. Featuring 80 workshops, panels, three keynotes, and private critique sessions with the best in the business. Some genres include: memoir/novel, writing for the screen, historical fiction, nonfiction, poetry, beginning writing, the business of writing, technique, marketing, and a teen workshop. Learn more at:

  • Posted July 02, 2019
  • Radar Poetry Retreat for Women

  • Event Dates: November 13-15, 2019
    Event Location: The Inn at Fernbrook Farms, Chesterfield, NJ
    Deadline: August 15 (Rolling)
    A vibrant literary retreat for women poets at all levels. Workshops, readings, craft lectures, and opportunities to enjoy the unique estate situated in the heart of a 230-acre preserved farm. Tuition includes luxury accommodation and all meals for 3 days and 2 nights. Learn more:


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