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Here are the best writing conferences in New England, according to our readers

The votes are in: Our readers have picked the best writing conference in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Here are the best writing conferences in New England, according to our readers

Note: An asterisk (*) indicates a previous winner in our survey. Find all of the 2020 conference winners here

Connecticut

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.

Where: Hartford

When: October 10, 2020

connecticutliteraryfestival.org

 

Maine

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.

Where: Freeport

When: June 22-26, 2020

usm.maine.edu/stonecoastmfa/summer-stonecoast-writers-conference