Young Adult

Mississippi Writers Guild Annual Conference

The Mississippi Writers Guild announces the 2015 Annual Conference July 31 – Aug. 1 in Oxford, Mississippi. The Guild is a non-profit organization serving writers and aspiring writers. Its motto is “No writer without a voice.” The conference is open to both Guild members and non-members. “There is no requirement to attend the conference, but …

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

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

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

Southampton Writers Conference

The 40th annual Southampton Writers Conference will be held from July 8 to 19 in the coveted resort destination of the Hamptons. Only 90 miles east of NYC, overlooking the ocean, the conference includes evening events, receptions, and the Roger Rosenblatt lecture/interview series with high-profile writers. Ready to take your writing to the next level? …

Published: December 12, 2014

The Writer’s Hotel Master Class in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry

Our Master Class is centered on craft and the publishing industry. Each writer participates in an intensive workshop with a TWH instructor, attends lectures and seminars on craft, and is a part of our literary agent speed dating event. Writers also get to read their own original work in NYC at incredible venues. We also offer …

Published: December 12, 2014

Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise

ACCEPTING APPLICANTS UNTIL DECEMBER 10TH! Join bestselling authors Jess Walter (Beautiful Ruins, and a National Book Award Finalist) and Jacquelyn Mitchard (The Deep End of the Ocean, the first Oprah Book Club selection, and What We Lost in the Dark) for the Eleventh Annual Eckerd College Writers’ Conference: Writers in Paradise, on the shores of …

Published: December 12, 2014

Wantage (not just Betjeman) Literary Festival

This years sees a brilliant programme shaping up including Kate Adie and Andy McNab, plus a whole host of wonderful novelists, famous war historians, well-known environmentalists, biographers and poets, as well as writing workshops and talks. Not to be missed is the plotting and crime-writing workshop being run by Guardian Crime Master Class tutors Matthew …

Published: December 12, 2014