Note: An asterisk (*) indicates a previous winner in our survey. Find all of the 2020 conference winners here.
Connecticut Literary Festival
The free one-day inaugural festival in 2019 featuring writers, publishers, presses, and literary organizations made a strong enough impression with attendees to land a spot on our 2020 list.
When: October 10, 2020
Stonecoast Writers’ Conference*
This application-based conference at the University of Southern Maine takes place at the same time as the Stonecoast MFA’s summer residency, meaning attendees can enjoy the same faculty and instruction as postgraduate students.
When: June 22-26, 2020