Over 200 writers attend annually, convening at the Bread Loaf Inn in Middlebury, Vt. Workshops are offered in fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Magazine editors, publicists, grant specialists and other professionals will also be in attendance to offer their feedback and expertise.
With four sessions per day and a choice of four workshops each session, attendees can build their best experience at this writing retreat. Choose from a variety of genres from memoir to business, children’s to travel. The backdrop of the Puget Sound provides for a meditative environment that inspires creativity.
Offers a hands-on, interactive and educational experience for writers who want to enhance their understanding of law enforcement and forensics. Keynote speaker: Lisa Gardner. Limited to 150 attendees.
Explores writing and publishing’s new frontiers and outfits participants as writers of the American West. Open to all genres and genders. Invites writers whose works are set in the Trans-Mississippi west, both historical and contemporary. Scheduled pitch sessions available.
A women’s literary festival featuring workshops for writers and evening readings and events that are open to the community. Featured guests include author Bonnie Jo Campbell and playwright Kia Corthron.
Celebrate literature at this five-day literary festival held at George Mason University and other locations in northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland. Guests of honor include Diana Gabaldon.
Intensive weeklong workshop taught by Donald Maass for fiction writers in any genre and any stage of their careers. Real, focused work on participants’ projects or novels-inprogress, with opportunities to meet with Donald Maass and other workshop staff.
Interested in literary and commercial fiction and nonfiction. Considers unpublished writers. Check website for individual agents’ interests. Submit queries by email only.
Focuses on popular fiction and nonfiction works between 65,000 and 150,000 words. Fiction interests include mystery, thriller, romance, science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, YA, some literary fiction and horror. Nonfiction interests include popular culture, popular reference, popular science, psychology, sports, business and health. Submit queries by email or regular mail only.
Represents authors of a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction for adults and children. Check website for submission guidelines for each agent.