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Southampton Writers Conference

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - Sunday, July 19, 2015


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The 82 acre campus of Stony Brook Southampton in Southampton, New York.

Admission Fees

12-Day Conference - $950 w/ Memoirist Roger Rosenblatt
5-Day Workshop - $1300 - Faculty: Melissa Bank, Billy Collins, Ursula Hegi, Matthew Klam, Roger Rosenblatt, Vijay Seshadri, Meg Wolitzer
12-Day Residency - $950


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? We offer workshops in poetry, fiction and nonfiction. Our faculty includes poets Billy Collins and Vijay Seshadri; fiction writers Melissa Bank, Ursula Hegi, and Meg Wolitzer; nonfiction writer Matthew Klam; and more.

Got a manuscript you need to finish and need some time away? Join our 12-day Residency in the Hamptons. Attend as many morning and evening events as you like and use the rest of the time to write.

To apply for workshops:
-Submit 10 pages of poetry or 10 to 20 pages of prose, and a writer’s statement.
-Scholarships available to deserving applicants.
-Scholarship deadline: March 15
-Applications are free.
-Final deadline: April 1

To apply for residency:
-Submit statement of purpose
-No scholarships
-Final deadline: April 1

Contact Information

[email protected]


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