Nonfiction

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Write on the Sound Writers ’ Conference

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Writers’ Police Academy

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Women Writing the West Conference

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Kentucky Women Writers Conference

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Fall for the Book

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

Interested in literary and commercial fiction and nonfiction. Considers unpublished writers. Check website for individual agents’ interests. Submit queries by email only.

Published: July 23, 2013

Richard Henshaw Group

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.

Published: July 23, 2013

Movable Type Management

Represents authors of a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction for adults and children. Check website for submission guidelines for each agent.

Published: July 23, 2013