Fiction

Southern California Writers’ Conference *Los Angeles

Devoted to writers of all levels, the SCWC features dozens of interactive troubleshooting and read & critique workshops, and has facilitated some $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals over the past 28 years.

Published: December 12, 2014

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Join Nimrod International Journal for an all-day writing conference with workshops in fiction, poetry, memoir, young adult fantasy, finding a literary agent, and more. Also featured will be panel discussions, readings, and the chance to sit down for a one-on-one editing session with an experienced editor. Key guests include fiction writers Chris Abani and Roxana …

Published: December 12, 2014

Shore Thing Writing Getaway – Writing Beyond the Boardwalk

Treat yourself to a writing retreat at the shore. Down the block from Atlantic City’s famous beach and boardwalk, this affordable workshop will energize and inspire you. Head home with sand between your toes, a few new pieces of writing and the glow that comes from spending the day with an encouraging community of writers.

Published: December 12, 2014

San Francisco Writers Conference

An event for writers who want to take the next step as a more professional—and published—author! Agents, major authors, editors and publishers for traditional and self-publishing. Keynotes by John Lescroart, Judith Curr (president of Atria/S&S) and Yiyun Li; networking with 100+ presenters. Sessions (over 50), exhibits, social events and some meals included. Pre and post …

Published: December 12, 2014

San Francisco Writing for Change

Changing the World, One Book at a Time. This event is for fiction and nonfiction writers. Adam Hochschild (To End All Wars) is the keynoter. Also Anthony Marra, Patti Breitman, Arlie Hochschild, agents, publishers and editors. This one-day, info-packed event is a condensed version of the San Francisco Writers Conference geared toward encouraging writers and …

Published: December 12, 2014

Author101 University

Known as the Premier Event for Marketing and Publishing Success, Author101 University aims to give attendees the opportunity to expand their brand, earnings, and reputation as the authority within their field. Industry leaders and top professionals share their expertise, reveal the inner workings of the publishing industry, and discuss various approaches to common marketing and …

Published: December 12, 2014

North Carolina Writers’ Network 2014 Fall Conference

The North Carolina Writers’ Network 2014 Fall Conference offers workshops and master classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures and panels on publishing and finding an agent. The faculty includes poets Anthony S. Abbott, Morri Creech, and Alan Michael Parker; fiction writers Wilton Barnhardt, Moira Crone, and Aaron Gwyn; and creative …

Published: December 12, 2014

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring. January 16-19, 2015, Atlantic City Area Special Guests: Stephen Dunn & Kim Addonizio Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 22nd Annual Winter Getaway. Enjoy challenging and supportive workshops, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting and poetry.

Published: December 12, 2014

Writing From Start To Sales

UNM Continuing Education offers the Eleventh annual Writer’s Conference on April 18, 2015. Editors and agents from New York City will join with authors and teachers to explore the latest trends in publishing including short stories, novels, narrative non-fiction, poetry and memoir. In addition to six workshops, individual pitch sessions with agents and editors at …

Published: December 12, 2014